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Patrick Hynes
Patrick Hynes is an account executive with the consulting firm Marsh Copsey + Scott and the proprietor of the websites www.passionforfairness.com and www.crushkerry.com.
by | May 7, 2019

Oh where have you gone, Republican “oppo” (opposition) researchers? As dozens of Democratic presidential hopefuls begin to test the waters with their party’s primary voters, many of them are finding those waters filled with piranhas. Amy Klobuchar is a senator…

by | Mar 12, 2019

I may be suffering from PTSD. Political Traumatic Stress Disorder, that is. Two stories in the headlines brought back some vivid memories and hammered home a lesson that cleaner-than-thou conservatives would do well to at least hear out. The stories…

by | Nov 9, 2018

The American president’s party often loses a significant number of seats in the House of Representatives during mid-term elections. Since 1946, it has happened to Truman, Eisenhower, Johnson, Ford, Reagan, Clinton, W. Bush, and Obama, for instance. The real questions…

by | Oct 19, 2018

What in the world was Elizabeth Warren thinking? What did she really hope to accomplish with this Indian business? Surely you’ve heard that the senior senator from Massachusetts released DNA testing results on Monday asserting that she probably had a…

by | Oct 12, 2018

Because of the insane way American parties handle nominations, we’re not even to the midterm elections and already something like 20 Democratic candidates are readying their hats to throw them into the ring to run for president. We are literally…

by | Jun 1, 2018

My wife and I have four children and we homeschool them. People often ask us if that is difficult, with the kids there all the time. We usually respond by pointing out the benefits of home schooling. And there are…

by | Jan 23, 2018

Scott Adams is not a typical political pundit. He has no background in politics. He never lived in Washington, D.C. Except for book promotion time, he rarely gives a fiddle about being on cable or network television. Adams’s politics does…

by | Oct 13, 2017

Roger Goodell is not a man who likes to admit defeat. Just ask Tom Brady. And yet, the intensely stubborn, wildly unpopular commissioner of the NFL might as well have unfurled a giant white flag and personally run it out…

by | Feb 6, 2007

This article appears in the February 2007 issue of The American Spectator. To subscribe to our monthly print edition, click here. During the closing weeks of the 2006 election, the mainstream media expected Democrats to win a larger share of…

by | Aug 30, 2006

This article ran in the July/August 2006 issue of The American Spectator. To subscribe, click here. BY THE TIME THE PUNDITS HAD PICKED CLEAN the carcass of the 2004 election, the idea that Christian conservatives played a significant role in…

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