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GENE LYONS

Arkansas Times columnist Gene Lyons is a National Magazine Award winner and co-author of “The Hunting of the President” (St. Martin's Press, 2000). His column is distributed by Universal Uclick. You can email Lyons at eugenelyons2@yahoo.com.

Articles by GENE LYONS

Commentary: Trump's cult of falsehood Commentary: Trump's cult of falsehood
2 days ago - - GENE LYONS
The first thing to understand is that, before it’s a presidential election, it’s a TV program. [Read More]
Commentary: A no-Trump column Commentary: A no-Trump column
1 week ago - - GENE LYONS
What do Genghis Kahn, William the Conqueror and Geronimo all have in common? Mighty warriors, they died not in battle, but by falling off horses. [Read More]
Commentary: What's happened to our election? Commentary: What's happened to our election?
2 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
For a man with a satirical turn of mind, presidential election years can be trying. Apparently your humble, obedient servant here isn’t angry enough to participate fully in the festivities. [Read More]
Commentary: What will Trump get away with? Commentary: What will Trump get away with?
3 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
For argument’s sake, let’s say you ran into this Trump character in a bar. First off, he’s boasting about how incredibly smart, rich and good-looking he is. He’s a big, big winner. He’s even got his own TV show, and you don’t. [Read More]
Commentary: How not to hunt American Dream Commentary: How not to hunt American Dream
4 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Call me unpatriotic, but whenever I hear people prating about the “American Dream,” it sets my teeth on edge. The thing about dreams, see, is that they’re imaginary. A figment of your imagination. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders would be a disaster Commentary: Sanders would be a disaster
5 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Quite a few people make noises about leaving the country if the wrong person gets elected president. I’ve been making discreet inquiries in the vicinity of Kinsale, County Cork, myself. [Read More]
Commentary: Bill Clinton and black lives Commentary: Bill Clinton and black lives
6 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Watching Bill Clinton bickering with Black Lives Matter activists in Philadelphia recently, I had several conflicting and not entirely praiseworthy responses. [Read More]
Commentary: 'Scandals' won't defeat Clinton Commentary: 'Scandals' won't defeat Clinton
7 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Fearless prediction: No legalistic deus ex machina will descend to save the nation from the dread specter of President Hillary Rodham Clinton. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama outclasses Trump and Cruz Commentary: Obama outclasses Trump and Cruz
8 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
An old friend recently told me about a remarkable conversation she’d had with her mother, who is 95. A white resident of the Deep South from birth, she’d shown a lifelong indifference, if not aversion, to politics. [Read More]
Commentary: Outrage, scandal a media construct Commentary: Outrage, scandal a media construct
9 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Some days I wonder if I’m qualified to express opinions about American politics anymore. See, I’m not particularly angry, and I also doubt that voters in general are any more worked up than usual. [Read More]
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