Jeffrey Lord

 Jeffrey Lord, a contributing editor to The American Spectator, is a former aide to Jack Kemp and Ronald Reagan. An author and CNN commentator, he writes from Pennsylvania at jlpa1@aol.com and @JeffJlpa1. His new book, What America Needs: The Case for Trump, is now out from Regnery Publishing.

Obama Must Testify

 

It’s time. As the House and Senate investigations start up, with the House Intelligence Committee hearing from FBI Director James Comey today, there is someone missing from the witness list. That would be: Former President Barack Obama. Again, let’s recount just six stories previously cited in this space. The New York Times on January 19, […]

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The Hannity-Juan Williams Gun Dust-Up

 

Here we go again. Anyone who knows Sean Hannity, once described as “the nicest guy in the building” — “the building” being the News Corporation headquarters of Fox News — knows this is a dead-on description of the Fox News and talk radio star. I know. Personally. Sean Hannity — bereft still at the loss […]

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Correcting the Record for General Mark Hertling

 

So Wednesday night I was in New York for an appearance on CNN’s AC360 with Anderson Cooper. As happens in the news business, there was breaking news that scrambled the show’s line-up at the very last minute. In this case the breaking news was the decision by a federal judge in Hawaii that halted the […]

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The Hyperpartisan Washington Post

 

The headline in the Washington Post by the paper’s media columnist Margaret Sullivan was blunt: Pro-Trump media sets the agenda with lies. Here’s how traditional media can take it back. The photo with this story was none other than — surprise! — Sean Hannity. Wrote Sullivan in part: To save Tinkerbell, all you had to […]

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Investigate Obamagate

 

Obamagate is here. And Mark Levin is on the case. First on his Thursday radio show and then in his appearance on Fox and Friends over the weekend, Mark laid out in chapter and verse the mainstream media’s own reporting that the Obama administration was responsible for using government agencies to spy on its political opponents […]

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Those White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarships

 

As news reports told a story of this or that media organization planning to skip the first White House Correspondents’ Dinner featuring President Donald Trump, the president suddenly beat them to the punch. In a 4:53 .p.m Saturday tweet, the president said this: I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this […]

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Speaker Ryan’s Sean Hannity Problem

 

Hello? On Wednesday’s Hannity radio show, Sean replayed a clip of his recent TV interview with House Speaker Paul Ryan. Newsmax wrote up the interview, headlining: Ryan: Trump, Congress ‘Exactly on Track’ With Agenda Newsmax wrote in part: President Donald Trump and Congress are “exactly on track” with a shared agenda for new administration’s first 200 […]

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John Irving and the New Fascism

 

It all sounds so righteous. Soooo tolerant. There is the Oscar-winning novelist John Irving (in 2000, for the screenplay of his novel The Cider House Rules) saying this as the Oscars approach: “In our community, tolerance of intolerance is unacceptable.” And there it is. The Orwellian world view come to Hollywood. What, pray tell, is […]

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The Media’s Jihad Against the Trump White House Staff

 

By now the stories are growing. The problem in the Trump White House is: A. Reince Priebus B. Kellyanne Conway C. Stephen Bannon D. Stephen Miller E. Jared Kushner F. Sean Spicer G. Michael Flynn Pick one, any one. Then sit back and recall the stories from the Obama administration that suggested the problem in […]

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Pure Bunk: Trump Is Merely the Latest President to Challenge a Judge

 

“John Marshall has made his decision: now let him enforce it!” And with that, President Andrew Jackson coldly rejected the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court and his decision on Worcester v. Georgia, a case revolving around Native Americans. Today President Donald Trump has the political and media world agog because, in response […]

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