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.

Witch Hunt: The Getting of the President

 

Yes, it’s a witch hunt. With the witch hunters having not just obvious but massive conflicts of interest. The Wall Street Journal is concerned. And correctly so. In a Friday editorial, the not-always-friendly-to-Trump paper headlined: Robert Mueller’s Mission The special counsel needs to rise above his Comey loyalties. The editorial read in part: That didn’t take long. […]

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In Defense of Bill Maher’s Free Speech

 

There he goes again. He being comedian and talk show host Bill Maher. The host of HBO’s Real Time stepped in it the other week, as described here by Esquire: Yet while Maher has never hidden the joy he takes in busting on Trump — or, for that matter, his broadly Democratic leanings — he has distinguished himself […]

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Jared Kushner: Trump’s Bobby Kennedy

 

His name was Georgi Bolshakov. His real job? He was a colonel in the GRU — the formal name of the latter being the Main Intelligence Agency of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. His cover? Bolshakov was a mid-level diplomat operating out of the Soviet Embassy in Washington, D.C., who […]

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Backlash: Americans Stand Up for Sean Hannity

 

Enough is enough. Five years ago, this space featured two back-to-back columns titled “Rally for Rush” and “The Plot to Get Rush.” The focus was a serious attempt by the far-left, race-card playing site Media Matters to force Rush Limbaugh from the airwaves by pressuring his sponsors to cease their connection with the show. The attack on Rush […]

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Anderson Cooper and the Trump Dump Kerfuffle

 

So. In case you missed? Friday evening I was Skyping in to Anderson Cooper’s CNN show. And, hard as it may be to believe, the subject of President Trump came up. I know, I know. Crazy! The latest Trumpian news nugget being discussed was the tale that the President had, in his own inimitable style, […]

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The High-Tech Lynching of an Uppity President

 

Last night the Department of Justice — with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the lead — announced that it had appointed ex-FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to investigate the Russia mess. I hate special counsels. But I will say that unlike the earlier ones, Mueller will operate within the confines of […]

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The Sabotaging of the President

 

So. Last night the Washington Post sends the media nerve system crazy with this story: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian diplomats The story begins as follows, bold print supplied: President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to current and former U.S. officials, who […]

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A Shout Out From the President: And My Shout Out to My CNN Colleagues Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon

 

Amazing. So the word comes that the President has given an interview to Time magazine and I may need to comment. I read the interview — found here — and lo and behold there is a reference to, well, me. As follows, with particular reference to my CNN appearances where I vigorously (I hope) and […]

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Liberal Fascism Attacks Robert Mercer’s First Amendment Rights

 

You can’t make this stuff up. Now comes the news featured in this headline from CNN (among a number of other places): Trump supporter Robert Mercer sued by employee who says he was fired for speaking out on politics Sounds bad, yes? There is yet another thug-like Trump supporter acting out in full totalitarian mode […]

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Democrats Get Their Wish: Trump Fires Comey

 

Democrats were adamant. They wanted FBI Director James Comey out. Period. Let’s name some names — and with doubtless thanks to Mr. Google more can be found. Bold print supplied for the names below. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, September 2016.  Headline in the Daily Beast: Harry Reid: Comey Should Resign In the wake of […]

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