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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: 'Scandals' won't defeat Clinton Commentary: 'Scandals' won't defeat Clinton
20 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
21 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
22 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]
Commentary: The Donald's brand is chaos Commentary: The Donald's brand is chaos
23 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
It’s not for nothing that Donald J. Trump was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2013. The billionaire braggart’s entire presidential campaign is straight out of the WWE “Wrestlemania” playbook. [Read More]
Commentary: 'Moral molecule' of our pets Commentary: 'Moral molecule' of our pets
24 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
In the popular imagination, there are dog people and cat people, although one rarely encounters them in real life. Me, I’m leery of anybody who dislikes dogs, although it’s necessary to make allowances for people with bad childhood experiences. Cat-haters are almost invariably men. [Read More]
Commentary: 'America's already great' Commentary: 'America's already great'
25 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Sometimes, you take your laughs where you find them. For me, the funniest moment in an otherwise dreary and intermittently scary election year came when Candidate Trump visited the old state fairgrounds in Little Rock, Ark. [Read More]
Commentary: Cast Bundys as bumbling villains Commentary: Cast Bundys as bumbling villains
26 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Looks like the epic cowboy movie that Cliven Bundy and his boys dreamed of playing starring roles in will never get made. Thankfully, their own epic stupidity was more “Blazing Saddles” than “The Wild Bunch.” [Read More]
Commentary: Media misreprent Clintons again Commentary: Media misreprent Clintons again
27 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Alas, this is pretty much where I came in. Starting in 1994, when your humble, obedient servant was approached to contribute weekly political columns, I found the behavior of the national political press shocking and alarming. [Read More]
Commentary: Understanding the Bernie Bros Commentary: Understanding the Bernie Bros
28 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Sometimes I think I learned more politically relevant lessons playing ball than anywhere else. [Read More]
Commentary: The Donald's woman problem Commentary: The Donald's woman problem
29 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
I used to have this poster in my office reflecting the timeless wisdom of a relief pitcher named Larry Andersen. Today he does radio broadcasts for the Philadelphia Phillies. A friend who’s a calligrapher made it for me. [Read More]
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