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Daniel J. Flynn
Daniel J. Flynn
Daniel J. Flynn, a senior editor of The American Spectator, is the author of Cult City: Harvey Milk, Jim Jones, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco (ISI Books, 2018), The War on Football (Regnery, 2013), Blue Collar Intellectuals (ISI Books, 2011), A Conservative History of the American Left (Crown Forum, 2008), Intellectual Morons (Crown Forum, 2004), and Why the Left Hates America (Prima Forum, 2002). His articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, New York Post, City Journal, National Review, and his own website, www.flynnfiles.com.   
by | Feb 21, 2020

When it comes to a brokered Democratic Convention, the odds are good because the goods are odd. In Wednesday’s debate, former front-runner Joe Biden confused “moderators” for “monitors,” said “secondly” on a thirdly or fourthly, and talked about the five…

by | Feb 14, 2020

A joke going around Democratic circles: What’s the difference between Joe Biden, Jesus Christ, and herpes? Joe Biden ain’t ever coming back. Four nurses not in on that joke feverishly sought to resuscitate the ailing candidate on ABC several hours…

by | Feb 7, 2020

The Democratic Party drove its carbon-neutral clown car off a cliff this week. Jerry Nadler, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Adam Schiff, and other passengers euphorically urged Nancy Pelosi to step on the accelerator in midair. The overstuffed car that launched in the…

by | Jan 31, 2020

Rep. Adam Schiff said that if Barack Obama encouraged a foreign power to investigate a political opponent, then the last president would have committed an impeachable offense. “Under no circumstances do you go outside of your own legitimate law enforcement…

by | Jan 24, 2020

A political Halley’s Comet flew over the Capitol this week. Even politics junkies averted their gaze. The Senate impeachment trial of a sitting president, just the third such event in the history of the republic, strangely acted as soporific rather…

by | Jan 17, 2020

This is not a constitutional crisis. But it plays one on TV. “Do me a favor?,” Nancy Pelosi paraphrased the president’s call to the Ukrainian leader. She then, paraphrasing The Irishman, translated the first question as, “Do you paint houses,…

by | Jan 10, 2020

Jillian Michaels committed the worst of 2020 sins. She spoke the truth. “Why are we celebrating her body?,” the trainer answered by asking to a question about pop singer Lizzo. “Why does it matter? Why aren’t we celebrating her music?…

by | Jan 3, 2020

Joe Biden’s “ancestors who worked in the coal mines in Northeast Pennsylvania and would come up after 12 hours and play football for four hours” frown upon his plan for miners to transition to code from coal. So do Neil…

by | Dec 31, 2019

A transgender “man” just gave birth to a child named Jamie in Great Britain fathered by a transgender “woman.” This seems a fitting coda to the 2010s. The decade in search of an identity passes mercifully at midnight. It began…

by | Dec 27, 2019

The military naming a ship after a gay-rights icon that it forced from its ranks because of his homosexuality makes for a tempting story. That it is false did not stop the most powerful media outlets in the United States…

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