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,, and the Washington Times.

Articles by 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
February 16, 2020 5:53 am

Trump Is Why You Got Michael Avenatti

Trump World went into overdrive dunking on Michael Avenatti after the lawyer was convicted of extortion against Nike on Friday.
Amanda Carpenter
February 13, 2020 5:35 am

Bernie Sanders Is Ron Paul 2.0

The Ron Paul Revolution is coming to its natural conclusion in Vermont's democratic-socialist.
Amanda Carpenter
February 8, 2020 5:23 am

Joe Walsh’s Third Act

A conversation with Walsh Campaign Manager Lucy Caldwell.
Amanda Carpenter