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Erick Erickson

Erick Erickson

Editor of The Resurgent and host of the Erick Erickson Show on WSB Radio. He has been both a CNN and Fox News contributor and appears regularly on NBC News’ Meet the Press and HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher. Erick is a lawyer by training and is working on a degree in theology. He lives in Macon, GA with his wife and children. For speaking engagements, please contact Premiere Speakers Bureau.

The Washington Post “Fact Checks” Away the Insanity in the Green New Deal

I cannot remember the Washington Post ever letting a Republican walk something back and then declaring “we won’t be awarding any Pinocchios in this kerfuffle.” This is another example of …

Progressives Are Going to Have The Problem Conservatives Had With McCain and Romney

Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke, Cory Booker, Joe Biden, and people we have not even considered are all piling in to run for President. Warren, on the campaign trail in Iowa this …

I’ll Be Voting for President Trump and Vice President Pence in 2020

This week in 2016, I declared I would be “Never Trump.” A friend suggested I use a hashtag that had started circulating on Twitter, i.e #NeverTrump. The piece exploded and pushed me into a …

Mick Mulvaney Won’t Rule Out Another Government Shutdown This Week

The deadline for a border deal is fast approaching and White House Chief of Staff was on Meet the Press this morning. He said he cannot rule out another government shutdown. Speaking with Chuck Todd, …

The Green New Deal Won’t Actually Work

That didn’t take long to figure out. While the Democrats’ interns are trying to justify their claim that one dollar of infrastructure spending leads to a six dollar return on the investmen …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Amazing Twelve Hour Flip-Flop

That’s actually one heck of a flip-flop in just twelve hours.

The Green Raw Deal

Democrats in the House of Representatives have rolled out what they are calling a “Green New Deal.” It is the most serious public policy offering from Generation Tide Pod Eater to ever be unveiled …

It Is Easy to Tell House Leaders Don’t Really Support the Green New Deal

The unveiling of the “Green New Deal” has enough signs to signal that the House Democrat leaders view their Progressive Caucus with possibly more contempt than the House Republicans view t …

Democrats Are Sinful Hypocrites. Just Like Everyone Else.

Both the press corps Democrats and the political Democrats have used President Trump’s election to advance the idea that their side is scandal free, racist free, and pure as the driven snow. The …

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Until Public Outrage Built, the New York Times Tried to Do Damage Control for Virginia Democrats

“Dark makeup” is not how anyone ever described blackface. But the New York Times went into damage control mode today to try to help Virginia Democrats. They pushed out a story about the Vi …

Everything You Need to Know About Shot Show

I hope the Washington Free Beacon does more of this. This is really well done and really helps explain the phenomenon that is Shot Show.

RNC Chair Files Grievance With State Bar of Texas Over Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren listed herself as “American Indian” on her bar card in Texas. That’s not a drinking establishment. It’s the legal establishment and it is a requirement to have …

Virginia Democrats Find Creative Strategy to Get Us to Ignore the State of the Union

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam appeared in blackface in the 1980’s. Virginia’s Attorney General, also a Democrat, called on Northam to resign. Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax is now …

Mr. President, Hit the Campaign Trail Now

State of the Union addresses are not worth it if you aren’t going to put in the post-speech time to push it. The President has missed a real opportunity to sell the American people on his immigr …

The Abrams Response Was Good on Delivery. The Optics and Messaging Not So Much.

Stacey Abrams managed to avoid the typical troubles of delivering State of the Union responses. She was way better than that Kennedy last year and she was better than most of the Republicans who respo …

President Trump’s Best Speech Ever

According to a CBS News poll of President Trump’s State of the Union address, 76% of Americans liked his speech and 72% agreed with him on the immigration portion of his speech. While there were …

Do Any Republicans Care About the Debt and Deficit?

China will use our financial woes against us in the way we used the Soviets against them. Our financial situation is a national security issue. The President had a list of things he wanted money for i …

Sounds Like This Atlantic Writer Wanted the President Assassinated During the State of the Union

Jemele Hill, fired from ESPN and now hired by The Atlantic (the magazine too timid to hire conservative writer Kevin Williamson) let loose with her assassination fantasy during the State of the Union. …

The State of the Union — Open Thread

I’ll be on radio nationwide after this is over, taking your reaction to it.  You can call in at 1-877-97-ERICK.  You can watch the livestream at http://www.youtube.com/ewerickson I’m goi …

The Bigger Story is the Leak

President Trump’s schedule has leaked. He has a lot of executive time. That has caused some to ding the President. His schedule shows less discipline than either George W. Bush or Barack Obama and i …

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