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Melissa Mackenzie
Melissa Mackenzie is Publisher of The American Spectator. Melissa commentates for the BBC and has appeared on Fox. Her work has been featured at The Guardian, PJ Media, and was a front page contributor to RedState. Melissa commutes from Houston, Texas to Alexandria, VA. She lives in Houston with her two sons, one daughter, and two diva rescue cats. You can follow Ms. Mackenzie on Twitter: @MelissaTweets.
by and | Feb 1, 2023

In this episode of The Spectacle, Scott McKay and Melissa Mackenzie discuss former President Donald Trump’s Ron DeSantis obsession. This leads to a discussion about Republicans who obsess over other Republicans instead of focusing on the obvious failures of Democrats…

by and | Jan 25, 2023

In this episode of The Spectacle podcast, what was planned to be a regular discussion of American politics quickly turned into something else altogether. Melissa Mackenzie begins with a discussion of a YouGov poll that covers political orientation and how…

by and | Jan 19, 2023

In this episode of The Spectacle, Melissa Mackenzie returns from the inauguration of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott impressed by the state’s Republican officials and their determination to engage in the battle over cultural, political, and economic issues. That starts a…

by and | Jan 17, 2023

Scott McKay and Melissa Mackenzie discuss only good news in this episode of The Spectacle. They discuss the new rules in the GOP-run House, positive data on the COVID front, and more. Share your thoughts in the comments below. Listen…

by | Jan 9, 2023

Eighteen years ago, while in a hotel lobby in Key West, I heard a term, said with derision, that I had never heard before: “birther.” Two gay men were complaining about something and then this comment rang out, “Oh, she’s…

by and | Jan 4, 2023

Ballot after ballot in the House of Representatives has failed to produce a speaker. That’s the lead topic in the today’s episode of The Spectacle, the official podcast of The American Spectator. Your hosts, Melissa Mackenzie and Scott McKay, will…

by | Jan 3, 2023

My parents called it majoring in the minors. I call it the “high school hall-monitor” school of governance. Way back in the eighties, children were given more freedom. My own kids were shocked by the show Stranger Things. The idea…

by | Dec 22, 2022

“Who run the world? Girls! Girls, we run this mutha!” These lines, from Beyoncé’s catchy tune eponymously named “Run the World (Girls),” could also be the title of the Democrats’ greatest election hits since Barack Obama’s tenure. Single ladies make…

by and | Dec 9, 2022

On this week’s episode of The Spectacle, Scott McKay and Melissa Mackenzie discuss the preeminent role of culture in shaping the nation. Share your comments on the episode down below. Listen to The Spectacle with Melissa Mackenzie and Scott McKay on Spotify. Watch The…

by and | Nov 18, 2022

Join Melissa Mackenzie and Scott McKay for this episode of The Spectacle to hear their ideas on what Republicans should focus on to win elections. Leave us a comment on what you think the GOP’s next move should be. Listen…

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