Deroy Murdock

New York commentator Deroy Murdock is a columnist with the Scripps Howard News Service and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University.

The Unbearable Lightness of the Alleged Trump/N-word Tape


New York Trump haters, most recently the president’s former aide and cheerleader Omarosa Manigault, now breathlessly claim that an outtake video tape exists in which private citizen Donald J. Trump drops the N-word while he hosted NBC’s The Apprentice. President Trump forcefully dismissed this accusation on Thursday. “@MarkBurnettTV called to say that there are NO TAPES of The […]

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This Opinion Just In…


New York As American civil discourse devolves into mob rule, the received wisdom is that Democrats and Republicans are equally to blame for verbally abusive political rhetoric, in-your-face tactics, and genuine violence. “Both sides do it,” the argument goes. Rubbish. This is like comparing a communion-wine-sipping parishioner with a street-corner drunk and saying: “See! They’re […]

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Just In: FBI Chapter of Hillary Clinton Fan Club Probes President Trump 


Imagine the Left’s glass-shattering screams if a special counsel finally investigated Hillary Clinton’s collusion with the Kremlin, and these facts emerged: Many of the special counsel’s federal prosecutors were generous Republican donors, two of whom maxed out as contributors to Donald J. Trump’s campaign. A leading FBI man on this inquiry swapped thousands of text […]

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Republicans Go to Jail, Democrats Run Free


How odd: During the eight years of one of America’s shadiest presidencies, not one Obama administration official went to prison. Or was convicted of a crime. Or even indicted. Sure, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held plenty of hearings. But while they called countless press conferences, not one […]

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Mitt’s Mythical “Mass. Miracle”


“Michigan is like the canary in the mine shaft,” Republican White House contender Willard Mitt Romney told voters in Warren Friday. “What happens in Michigan is going to happen to the rest of the country.” He also claims in a campaign commercial, “I understand how the economy works. There’s a lot we can do to […]

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Ready for Rudy


This article appears in the September issue of The American Spectator. To subscribe, click here.

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