Authors
R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. is the founder and editor in chief ofThe American Spectator. He is the author of The Death of Liberalism, published by Thomas Nelson Inc. His previous books include the New York Times bestseller Boy Clinton: The Political Biography; The Impeachment of William Jefferson Clinton; The Liberal Crack-Up; The Conservative Crack-Up; Public Nuisances; The Future that Doesn’t Work: Social Democracy’s Failure in Britain; Madame Hillary: The Dark Road to the White House; The Clinton Crack-Up; and After the Hangover: The Conservatives’ Road to Recovery. He makes frequent appearances on national television and is a nationally syndicated columnist, whose articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, Washington Times, National Review, Harper’s, Commentary, The (London) Spectator, Le Figaro (Paris), and elsewhere. He is also a contributing editor to the New York Sun.
by | Jan 14, 2020

Washington I see that the mainstream media is promoting the candidacies of Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden at the expense of the 13 other admitted Democratic candidates and the hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Democrats who feel…

by | Jan 8, 2020

Washington Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberley A. Strassel has just conferred her “Adult of the Year Award” on a man who deserves it: Attorney General William Barr. And Ms. Strassel writes with sufficient distance from the swamp to be taken seriously….

by | Jan 1, 2020

Washington This past Sunday brought the news to the front pages of our leading newspapers of the passing of Don Imus, shock jock. Comparatively speaking it was happy news. At least it was happy news compared with the news that…

by | Dec 25, 2019

Washington What do you make of it? Merry Christmas greetings have been assaulting me from every corner. The assaults began about two weeks ago. I think I was in a CVS store buying aspirin for a splitting headache. No, possibly…

by | Dec 18, 2019

Washington The British election last Thursday was a stupendous victory for Boris Johnson and the good sense of the British people. He will be the Brits’ prime minister for the next five years, and they will prosper in freedom. Moreover,…

by | Dec 11, 2019

Washington Watch out, Mr. President! You are about to be confronted in the next election by the party of tough guys and, I would assume, tough gals too. Remember, Hillary is also in the Party of the Jackass, and she…

by | Dec 4, 2019

Washington Do you spend much time reading the Journal of the American Medical Association? I must say I do not. Perhaps that is because I exercise regularly, eat nutritious meals, avoid drinking to excess, put in a 40-hour week —…

by | Nov 27, 2019

Washington Last week toward the end of the week there appeared in our finest newspapers — the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal — a spate of news stories that set official Washington’s mind at ease….

by | Nov 20, 2019

Washington I have just read a book that is very engaged in the challenges of our time. It is very informed and thoughtful. It is called Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us, and it…

by | Nov 15, 2019

Let us begin our annual celebration of The American Spectator by reviewing where we stand today, with the Right (that is us) arrayed against the Left (that is them) in another glorious democratic contest to bring heaven to earth. But…

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