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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 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….

by | Feb 22, 2019

Jonah Goldberg of NRO responds to Real Clear Politics election editor Sean Trende’s Twitter thread on The Atlantic piece by McCay Coppins titled “Naming and Shaming the Pro-Trump Elite” which dives into Bill Kristol’s new anti-Trump venture The Bulwark.  This…

by | Feb 20, 2019

Instagram, owned by Facebook, crafts the narrative users receive. Right now, they’re deleting any memes that make fun of Jussie Smollett, the Empire actor who paid fellow actors to attack him in Chicago in the middle of a frigid night….

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