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 | Nov 13, 2019

Washington It is slowly becoming clearer whom exactly the Democrats are zeroing in on as their key voting bloc for 2020. It is not the youth vote, contrary to the received opinion. The youth vote is always in danger of…

by | Nov 6, 2019

Washington What does the future have in store for us if Congress succeeds in impeaching President Donald Trump, the president who presides over the best economy America has had in the last 50 years? I think you can look to…

by | Oct 30, 2019

Washington It has taken a long time, but finally the Justice Department is training its guns on what heretofore was unthinkable, unless you are a career civil libertarian. For years the civil libertarians have been warning us that the intelligence…

by | Oct 23, 2019

Washington The insistence on the separation of church and state has taken a draconian leap. Not only is religion to be extirpated from all government activity, but even the public mention of religion is also to be frowned upon. Unless, of…

by | Oct 16, 2019

Washington The members of what was once called the Party of Conscience — that is to say the Democratic Party — have denounced President Donald Trump for his sallies into vulgarity. Well, hear, hear. I am with you all the…

by | Oct 9, 2019

Washington What a weekend it was! The soft gentle air of early autumn was upon us. Sweater weather. Straw hat weather. Perfect weather — to be on campus with a convivial crowd of like-minded friends taking in a Saturday afternoon…

by | Oct 2, 2019

Washington How is the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry going to turn out? Well, we have already been through the impeachment inquiry, though it was called by another name. It was called the collusion inquiry, and it turned out as most conservatives…

by | Sep 25, 2019

Washington Every morning I take the four morning newspapers that I have subscribed to into the kitchen and glance at their front pages as I eat. Occasionally I have a little trouble downing my matutinal feast as the front pages,…

by | Sep 18, 2019

Washington Recently Pope Francis gave a press conference while returning to the Vatican from a trip to Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius. During his press conference he, of course, lied. What else does one do at a press conference? The lies…

by | Sep 11, 2019

Washington Climate Change is one of those issues that the Bien-Pensants around the world all agree upon. We must act! If we do not act people will lose their beach houses. Plants will wither and die. Birds will fall from…

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