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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 | Feb 7, 2023

WASHINGTON — I have long held to the belief that the most conformist institutions in America are its universities. More recently, I have come to the conclusion that high schools are joining the ranks of universities in regimenting thought among…

by | Jan 31, 2023

WASHINGTON — I have been following the pledging of combat tanks to Ukraine by the European allies. It is impressive. I do not think it is an exaggeration to claim that Putin’s war of aggression in Ukraine has roused all…

by | Jan 24, 2023

Washington — The song, now almost an anthem I believe, begins thusly: Are you a boy or are you a girl? With your long blond hair, you look like a girl Yeah, you look like a girl You may be…

by | Jan 17, 2023

WASHINGTON — Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba of Uganda has announced to the world via his Twitter account that he is offering Italy’s prime minister, Giorgia Meloni, a dowry of 100 cows if she will marry him. Gen. Kainerugaba is the 48-year-old…

by | Jan 13, 2023

The American Spectator lost a great friend yesterday, and America lost a great friend too. On Thursday, Paul Johnson passed away. He was 94. In our battle with the Clintons and our battle to keep this magazine free from their…

by | Jan 10, 2023

WASHINGTON — I am engaged in reading a very fine book by my colleague Paul Kengor. It was written six years ago, so do not feel bad if you missed it. You still have time. It is called A Pope…

by | Jan 3, 2023

WASHINGTON — Norman Mailer once told me that the American people respect an eminence merely for growing old. I believe he was right, and, as I am growing older, I am even counting on it. Think of Jimmy Carter, the…

by | Dec 27, 2022

WASHINGTON — I hope you had a Merry Christmas and that you will have a Happy New Year. My guess is that 2023 will be a particularly Happy New Year for those of us who live in nations that support…

by | Dec 20, 2022

WASHINGTON — It did not take the richest man in the world long to find himself in trouble with the American media. Elon Musk bought Twitter in October for $44 billion and, in no time, found himself in the doghouse…

by | Dec 13, 2022

WASHINGTON — The progressives, once called liberals, have a new target to hate. He is Elon Musk. By the way, the progressives have become very complacent about their targets for hatred. They hate Musk today, but it cannot be only…

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