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Melissa Mackenzie
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 a Ragdoll cat. You can follow Ms. Mackenzie on Twitter: @MelissaTweets.
by | May 29, 2019

What does a politician do to reassert relevance in a time of universal scorn? Call a press conference! Robert Mueller, as is the usual course for weasels, wants to have it both ways: Trump cleared of colluding with Russians, appealing…

by | May 22, 2019

When all men get painted as the enemy, it shouldn’t surprise women that all men hear the message and act accordingly. Like many a swinging pendulum, it seems the #MeToo swing has over swung. The wrecking ball is turning out…

by | May 16, 2019

Hillary Clinton spun the Russia collusion story upon her loss. Heck, she was blabbing about Russia in the last debate with candidate Donald Trump in October of 2016. Hillary Clinton employed Glenn Simpson’s Fusion GPS: In an interview with NBC…

by | May 3, 2019

Since discussing Endgame theories is still verboten by polite company on Twitter (I jest, there is no polite company there) and other public forums, one must cloister oneself to a Google-blacklisted website like The American Spectator. A cultural phenomenon like a…

by | May 2, 2019

The Netflix teen show “13 Reasons Why” based on the book of the same name that, in reverse-order fashion, explains why a girl committed suicide. It was promoted by Netflix and viewed by an average of 2.6 million people, mostly…

by | Apr 18, 2019

Here’s a link to the Mueller Report if you’d like to read it for yourself.  Mueller Report. This will be a brief summary, in no particular order, of some of the takeaways.   The Media has lost what’s left of…

by | Apr 15, 2019

UPDATE: My dear editor asked me to add some context to this post. First, the imagery of the beautiful sky, billowing smoke, shocked faces, and deep sadness feels like 9/11. It feels bigger than the loss of lives and two…

by | Mar 28, 2019

Andrew McCarthy is right. Again. He’s been right throughout the Mueller investigative process. He’s right now. (I suggest that he play the audio version of these sentences now available on all The American Spectator articles — see the sidebar.) Specifically,…

by | Feb 27, 2019

UPDATES will be put at the top. 12:11 p.m. EST Nothing much to post because it’s all been boring. Cohen is contradicting himself. Don, Jr. makes an interesting insight: Right around now, Michael Cohen realizes what we all knew from…

by | Feb 25, 2019

A college friend from Connecticut told this joke (it was also a joke made at the expense of Michigan Tech, the engineering school in the frigid U.P.) about Maine: “Maine, where the men are men, and women are, too.” Well….

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