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Amanda Carpenter

Political columnist Carpenter is a CNN contributor and 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, Townhall.com, and the Washington Times.


Articles by Amanda Carpenter (page 8)

April 20, 2020 5:30 am

Stop Giving Jared and Ivanka a Free Pass

Are we tacitly accepting a government of, by, and for the Trumps?
Amanda Carpenter
April 10, 2020 5:19 am

The Republican Pandemic Playbook

Hush opponents, highlight good works, blame anyone but Trump.
Amanda Carpenter
April 1, 2020 5:30 am

The Coronavirus Death Count and Trump’s TV Ratings

As the COVID-19 crisis deepens, Trump picks petty fights and brags about the “really good job” he has been doing.
Amanda Carpenter
March 27, 2020 5:21 am

Meet Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Petri Dish)

Florida is open for business. And infection.
Amanda Carpenter
March 25, 2020 5:30 am

Mail It In

Protect the 2020 election with no-excuse absentee voting.
Amanda Carpenter
March 16, 2020 7:45 am

Bernie’s Last Stand

Surprise! The guy who isn't a Democrat doesn't really care if the Democratic party loses to Trump.
Amanda Carpenter
March 11, 2020 12:23 pm

Why Sanders Failed on Tuesday

The revolution that never came: democratic socialism is a protest, not a unifying campaign that can win nationally.
Amanda Carpenter
March 9, 2020 5:23 am

Michelle Malkin: Mother of Groypers

How did the darling of Conservatism Inc. get caught up with Nick Fuentes, America First, and the groypers?
Amanda Carpenter
February 28, 2020 5:25 am

Laura Loomer Is the Congresswoman Donald Trump Deserves

A Florida Woman for the Florida Man.
Amanda Carpenter
February 19, 2020 5:36 am

How to Tell Your Friends That Mayor Pete Is Gay

Well, it happened, right on cue. Just as the first openly gay presidential candidate, South Bend…
Amanda Carpenter