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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: Kelly exposes conspiracist Commentary: Kelly exposes conspiracist
1 hour ago - - GENE LYONS
As vigorously hyped broadcast events go, Megyn Kelly’s televised confrontation with internet conspiracy cultist Alex Jones proved something of a dud. Not because Kelly didn’t give it her best. [Read More]
Commentary: Praise showered on 'Dear Leader' Commentary: Praise showered on 'Dear Leader'
1 week ago - - GENE LYONS
If you’ve been wondering what “loyalty” means to President Trump, his most recent Cabinet meeting provides an illustration. Hint: It doesn’t necessarily include loyalty to the United States of America. [Read More]
Commentary: Nothing gained in climate denial Commentary: Nothing gained in climate denial
2 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
If cosmic justice prevails, Donald J. Trump could live to see the Atlantic Ocean roll through his beloved Mar-a-Lago resort from the sea to the Intracoastal Waterway. His children almost certainly will. [Read More]
Commentary: Seeing through Trump's claims Commentary: Seeing through Trump's claims
3 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Where I come from, sucker-punching or body-slamming an unsuspecting adversary isn’t the mark of a tough guy. It’s a punk move, a half step above smacking a woman. [Read More]
Commentary: We've seen this movie before Commentary: We've seen this movie before
4 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Back in 2000, I interviewed the late Rev. Jerry Falwell on camera in connection with a documentary film of Joe Conason’s and my book, “The Hunting of the President.” [Read More]
Commentary: Will incompetence save us? Commentary: Will incompetence save us?
5 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Even as an oligarch, Donald Trump turns out to be breathtakingly incompetent. [Read More]
Commentary: Off-field drama at Fenway Park Commentary: Off-field drama at Fenway Park
6 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Sometimes, the most important things that happen at the ballpark are only tangentially related to the games themselves. I speak as one who hasn’t missed a televised Boston Red Sox game this season, and may not between now and October. Win or lose, I’m in it for the stories. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama sends wrong signal Commentary: Obama sends wrong signal
7 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Never mind that at a rally in Harrisburg, the president of the United States recently delivered what former George W. Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson described as “arguably the most hate-filled presidential communication in modern history.” [Read More]
Commentary: O'Reilly learned about hubris Commentary: O'Reilly learned about hubris
8 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Whom the gods would destroy, they first make TV stars. A familiar kind of madness too often follows: Delusions of ratings-induced grandeur accompanied by the unmoderated sexual fantasies of 13-year-old boys. [Read More]
Commentary: Public art or publicity stunt? Commentary: Public art or publicity stunt?
9 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
“God, I hate art,” my late friend The Doctor used to say. The man had his reasons, and he was only half kidding. The Doctor’s first wife had been an artist, and an argumentative one at that. [Read More]
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