Authors
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 | Dec 20, 2019

More than 700 intellectuals signed a “Historians’ Statement on the Impeachment of Donald Trump,” released on Monday. By Wednesday, 230 Democrats voted to impeach the president. Good historians can separate the causal from the coincidental. “It is our considered judgment…

by | Dec 13, 2019

’Tis the season when we celebrate a divine redeemer, Jesus Christ Greta Thunberg, descending to Earth to save fallen man. If the world gave Greta a Peloton instead of praise this Christmas, all would benefit. In honoring Thunberg as the…

by | Dec 6, 2019

A Harvard fop, an Almira Gulch impersonator, and a warlock who, through table rappings, a Ouija board, or some other means of communication with the spirit world, revealed that the Founders all agree with Maxine Waters on Donald Trump’s impeachment…

by | Nov 30, 2019

I decided to skip a performance by my favorite group at the very ballpark where I worked to pay for tickets to see them for the first time 30 years ago. Blame concert inflation, which, like ballooning costs for medical care…

by | Nov 29, 2019

The Oxford Dictionary selected “climate emergency” as its “word of the year.” Wordsmiths not grasping the difference between singular and plural surely indicate an emergency of some sort. So, too, does the growing propensity of words to describe the speaker…

by | Nov 23, 2019

New Haven, Connecticut Activists protesting climate change stormed the Yale bowl field at halftime of the Harvard–Yale game. An initial group of 100 or so activists grew to more than 1,000 as students supporting their cause joined them. The mob…

by | Nov 22, 2019

An FBI lawyer since separated from the bureau faces a criminal investigation for altering a document relating to obtaining the Foreign Intelligence Service Act (FISA) Court warrant to surveil Donald Trump campaign aide Carter Page, CNN reports. The lawyer allegedly…

by | Nov 22, 2019

The impeachment hearings buried the lede. The scandal involves Donald Trump not withholding aid to Ukraine but releasing it. Why does the United States give any money, let alone billions, to a kleptocracy? In a hearing hearing thousands of questions,…

by | Nov 15, 2019

When your two marquee witnesses concede that they did not actually witness anything, the words “But I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night” normally follow. William Taylor and George Kent did not reveal their hotel accommodations to…

by | Nov 8, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. outed Eric Ciaramella as the whistleblower this week as much as I presently out Mark Felt as Deep Throat. But it advances the narrative to say that he did, so fake news — an apt if overused…

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