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Amanda Carpenter

Amanda Carpenter is the author of Gaslighting America: Why We Love It When Trump Lies To Us.

Previously, she served as a speechwriter to South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint and communications director to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Before going to Capitol Hill, and she worked as a reporter for Human Events,, and the Washington Times.

Articles by Amanda Carpenter (page 1)

March 29, 2023 3:32 am

Why Does DeSantis Keep Letting Trump Take Shots at Him?

How long can the Florida governor absorb blows from Trump before he looks weak?
Amanda Carpenter
March 23, 2023 5:30 am

Why Trump’s Hush Money Matters

It was the currency of secret and illegal schemes to deceive voters.
Amanda Carpenter
March 16, 2023 5:30 am

Could the GOP Divide Over Ukraine Become a Lasting Split?

Russia’s invasion of its democratic neighbor must matter more than ‘woke’ culture wars.
Amanda Carpenter
March 8, 2023 3:50 pm

How Kevin McCarthy and Tucker Carlson Surrendered to MAGA

The problem isn’t Tucker’s show; it’s how GOP elites submit to radicals.
Amanda Carpenter
February 28, 2023 2:45 pm

Exposed: Fox’s Pander-for-Profit Business Model

The Dominion lawsuit reveals how the network truckles for ratings.
Amanda Carpenter
February 21, 2023 5:04 am

Biden Went to Kyiv; DeSantis Went to Fox & Friends

Ron DeSantis finds the wrong side of Ukraine.
Amanda Carpenter
February 15, 2023 8:36 am

Chris Miller, the MAGA SecDef, Explains His Anger

In a memoir he recounts his military career and his eventful short tenure as Trump’s last Pentagon chief—including his bitterness…
Amanda Carpenter
February 8, 2023 1:32 am

America, According to Joe

The president defends his record and makes his case for re-election.
Amanda Carpenter
February 2, 2023 5:30 am

Gaming Out Whitmer vs. Trump and DeSantis

The record of the Democratic governor of Michigan stacks up impressively against potential 2024 contenders.
Amanda Carpenter
January 26, 2023 5:30 am

The Democrats’ Senate Map of Doom

Twenty-three Democratic Senate seats are up in 2024.
Amanda Carpenter