Jack Cashill

An independent writer and producer, Jack Cashill has written a dozen books under his own name and collaborated on a dozen more. He has a Ph.D. from Purdue University in American studies.

‘The Profile in Courage Award’ Is the Perfect Prize for Barack Obama


On Thursday, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation named Barack Obama the 2017 “Profile in Courage” award honoree, and no one in the major media caught the irony of it. According to the foundation, the award is given to those “whose actions demonstrate the qualities of politically courageous leadership in the spirit of ‘Profiles in […]

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Has Obama’s Would-Be Publisher Read ‘Breaking the War Mentality’?


On February 17, Publishers Weekly reported that former President Barack Obama and his attorney are shopping a memoir among the Big Five trade publishers in New York. The price is expected to be high for one unusual reason, unusual at least for a political figure. Explained the New York Times’ Gardiner Harris in September 2016, […]

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The Question the Times Should Have Asked ‘Writer’ Barack Obama


On Friday, January 13, Michiko Kakutani, the chief book critic for the New York Times, interviewed “writer” Barack Obama at the White House. After reading the transcript, I have to wonder whether the Times, wittingly or otherwise, is enabling a publishing scandal much more significant than the one that forced Monica Crowley to decline an […]

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