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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: Hillary hounded time and Times again Commentary: Hillary hounded time and Times again
4 hours ago - - GENE LYONS
At the expense of pedantry, here’s how a serious newspaper covers an important story: “Tom Brady hearing transcript details judge’s comments to NFL, NFLPA,” reads The Boston Globe headline. [Read More]
Commentary: Partisan pundits on attack again Commentary: Partisan pundits on attack again
1 week ago - - GENE LYONS
Same as it ever was. Once again, according to pundits on the influential Washington, D.C., cocktail-party circuit, Hillary Clinton is in deep trouble. The witch hunt is definitely on. [Read More]
Commentary: Little has changed on anniversary Commentary: Little has changed on anniversary
2 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
To establish my credentials, here’s an insignificant event that happened to my wife and me a bit before last year’s tragedy in Ferguson, Mo. We’d taken our daily three-mile walk with the dogs along our gravel road where encountering three vehicles is a busy day. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump's role as supervillain Commentary: Trump's role as supervillain
3 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Back in 1957, when Donald Trump and I were both in middle school, I used to have this running argument with my grandfather, Bill Connors. [Read More]
Commentary: Don't misconstrue sound advice Commentary: Don't misconstrue sound advice
4 weeks 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
5 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'
6 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
7 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
9 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
10 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Economically speaking, all 237 GOP presidential candidates are selling the same Magic Beans. [Read More]
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