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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 the Newspaper Enterprise Association. You can email Lyons at eugenelyons2@yahoo.com.

Articles by GENE LYONS

Commentary: Don't misconstrue sound advice Commentary: Don't misconstrue sound advice
4 days ago - - GENE LYONS
Not every fundamentalist is a right-winger. Crackpot utopianism and black-and-white thinking infect all social, political and religious movements. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama pragmatic on deal with Iran Commentary: Obama pragmatic on deal with Iran
2 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Right now, it’s beginning to look as if President Obama will end up deserving the Nobel Peace Prize he was so prematurely awarded in 2009. [Read More]
Commentary: Media adhering to 'Clinton Rules' Commentary: Media adhering to 'Clinton Rules'
3 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Having coined the phrase “Clinton Rules” to explain the national news media’s obsession with phony scandal narratives involving Bill and Hillary Clinton, I should be gratified to see it pass into general circulation. [Read More]
Commentary: Cats tame people, not vice versa Commentary: Cats tame people, not vice versa
4 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
As one who has rarely owned fewer than a half-dozen dogs and cats, people who don’t like pets make me uneasy. Often it’s about control issues. The sheer otherness of domestic animals offends their self-importance. [Read More]
Commentary: Why Charleston shooter was a failure Commentary: Why Charleston shooter was a failure
6 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Has any murdering terrorist ever failed more dramatically than alleged shooter Dylann Storm Roof? [Read More]
Commentary: Underestimating Scott Walker Commentary: Underestimating Scott Walker
7 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Economically speaking, all 237 GOP presidential candidates are selling the same Magic Beans. [Read More]
Commentary: Clinton 'scandals' all smoke, innuendo Commentary: Clinton 'scandals' all smoke, innuendo
8 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Here are a couple of things you may not know about recent topics in the news: First, no secretary of state previous to Hillary Clinton had ever used a government email address or preserved their messages for posterity. And why should they? [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary's real foe in primaries Commentary: Hillary's real foe in primaries
9 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
In a sane world, the 2016 presidential election campaign would begin about this time next year. However, the political infotainment wing of our esteemed national news media seems intent upon pushing the contest ever earlier — whether voters like it or not. [Read More]
Commentary: A failure of intelligence Commentary: A failure of intelligence
10 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Contrary to Jeb Bush, it wasn’t actually too hard to see through the propaganda barrage that led the United States to invade Iraq in 2003. [Read More]
Commentary: The sound, fury of 'Deflategate'
11 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
The bombast and grandiosity of NFL football have always put me off. [Read More]
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