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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: Understanding the Bernie Bros Commentary: Understanding the Bernie Bros
32 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
33 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]
Commentary: Hillary is only capable candidate Commentary: Hillary is only capable candidate
34 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
In my estimation, there’s only one presidential candidate in 2016 fully capable of doing the job, and she’s anything but a natural. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders campaign evokes hippie era Commentary: Sanders campaign evokes hippie era
35 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Unpack your old tie-dyed T-shirts, roll yourself a fat doobie and warm up the ancient VW bus. We’re going to do Woodstock and the 1972 presidential election all over again. [Read More]
Commentary: Don't try to revive a dead scandal Commentary: Don't try to revive a dead scandal
36 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
This just in: Nothing boosts circulation or enhances ratings like a sex scandal. The more prominent the actors and the more prurient the allegations, the better. Whatever factual adjustments become necessary to keep the narrative going, many journalists are eager to play along. [Read More]
Commentary: No racial double standard in Oregon Commentary: No racial double standard in Oregon
37 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Out here on the edge of the national forest, in the cattle-ranching, timber-cutting, deer-hunting Arkansas county where I live, this Ammon Bundy guy looks like the Al Sharpton of cows. [Read More]
Commentary: 2015 the year of the crybaby Commentary: 2015 the year of the crybaby
38 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
With a presidential election year arriving, it’s tempting to call 2015 the Year of the Crybaby. Everybody’s a victim. [Read More]
Commentary: Fool me twice, New York Times Commentary: Fool me twice, New York Times
39 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
In my experience, you can fool a golden retriever exactly twice with the old hidden ball trick. Our late dog Big Red was as exuberant an animal as ever lived. I used to say that if he wasn’t wet, cold and hungry, Red was happy. [Read More]
Commentary: Democracy as must-see TV Commentary: Democracy as must-see TV
40 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
To anybody who watches cable TV news, it’s clear that the nation has embarked upon a great political experiment. [Read More]
Commentary: Ravings from the right Commentary: Ravings from the right
41 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Be afraid, be very afraid. Along with watching cable TV news terrorism coverage 24/7, some people appear to think it’s your patriotic duty to run around with your hair on fire. It’s the American Way. [Read More]
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