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Scott McKay
Scott McKay is a contributing editor at The American Spectator  and publisher of the Hayride, which offers news and commentary on Louisiana and national politics, and, a national political news aggregation and opinion site. Additionally, he's the author of the new book The Revivalist Manifesto: How Patriots Can Win The Next American Era, available at He’s also a writer of fiction — check out his three Tales of Ardenia novels Animus, Perdition and Retribution at Amazon. Scott's other project is The Speakeasy, a free-speech social and news app with benefits - check it out here.
by | Nov 1, 2022

I keep telling myself that I’m past the point where I can be insulted by the wide open sanctimony and gaslighting of the other political side, and every time I think that I’m right those guys up the ante. Perhaps…

by | Oct 31, 2022

Perhaps the best example of just how far off the deep end things have gone, particularly on Twitter, came in a missive fired into the ether by someone bearing the handle “@FredPalumbo3.” “Palumbo” responded to an especially terrible Project Lincoln…

by and | Oct 28, 2022

In this episode of The Spectacle, hosts Melissa Mackenzie and Scott McKay discuss the debate performances of Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, the incoming red wave, and no-big-deal Apocalypses. Your hosts also speculate over…

by | Oct 27, 2022

The Red Wave is here, but if you’re a reader of The American Spectator you already know that. You’ve read Josh Hammer’s column here last week, you read my pontifications on it, and you even know what Newt Gingrich had to…

by and | Oct 26, 2022

The American Spectator is delighted to announce our new podcast, The Spectacle! Hosted by Melissa Mackenzie, our publisher, and Scott McKay, a contributing editor, the podcast will cover the spectacle of modern politics and culture with the fearlessness that characterizes…

by | Oct 25, 2022

Honestly, I can’t decide whether to interpret this strange three-way micturation contest between Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis, and Joe O’Dea, the Republican Senate nominee in Colorado who has an outside shot of knocking off Democrat incumbent Michael Bennet, as a…

by | Oct 25, 2022

We’ll start this off by equating the physical characteristics of a political wave election with those of the more natural kind. Not so much for the benefit of our regular readers but perhaps for those of the Democrat trolls and…

by | Oct 20, 2022

It’s a distinct possibility, though there are too many variables to predict it, that if the Republicans take the House there will be some sort of conclusion to the war in Ukraine. This column has called for just that. Not…

by | Oct 18, 2022

Editor’s Note: The following contains an excerpt from Scott McKay’s book The Revivalist Manifesto: How Patriots Can Win the Next American Era. It discusses a key concept which has appeared in several of his more recent columns to describe the…

by | Oct 17, 2022

Whatever you do, do not get fooled by the idea that the Democrat running for Congress or the Senate or something down the ballot as picayune as the local school board is a “moderate” or a “centrist.” We’ll prove it….

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