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John Hawkins

John Hawkins is a professional writer who runs Right Wing News and Linkiest. He's also the co-owner of the The Looking Spoon. Additionally, he does weekly appearances on the #1 in its market Jaz McKay show, writes a weekly column for Townhall and PJ Media, does YouTube videos, and his work has also been published at the Washington Examiner, The Hill, and at Human Events. He's also the blogosphere's premier interviewer and has interviewed conservatives like Thomas Sowell, Mark Levin, Victor Davis Hanson, Mark Steyn, G. Gordon Liddy, Dick Morris, Karl Rove, Michael Steele, Milton Friedman, Jonah Goldberg, Jim DeMint, Walter Williams, Robert Novak, Ann Coulter, Newt Gingrich, & Michelle Malkin among others. Moreover, John Hawkins' work has been linked and discussed in numerous publications and on TV and radio shows including ABC News, BusinessWeek, C-Span, The Chicago Tribune, CNN, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Editor & Publisher, Fox News, Hannity and Colmes, The Laura Ingraham Show, Minneapolis Star Tribune, MSNBC, National Journal, National Post, Newsmax, Newsweek, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Rush Limbaugh Show, The Tammy Bruce Show, Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Hugh Hewitt Show, The Washington Post, Salt Lake Tribune, Scarborough Country, U.S. News & World Report, and Human Events, where he had a weekly column. Right Wing News has been studied by college classes and even inspired an urban legend that was covered at Snopes. Last but not least, John Hawkins also founded and led the Rightroots group, a grassroots effort that collected almost $300,000 for Republican candidates in the last 3 months of the 2006 election cycle. In 2008, he consulted for Duncan Hunter's presidential campaign and was on the board of Slatecard, which raised more than $600,000 for Republican candidates in the 2008 election cycle. In 2011, he helped found Raising Red, although he left the organization the same year and went on to become one of the co-founders of Not Mitt Romney.com.
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The Rightosphere Copes with Defeat

Thursday, November 6th, 2008 - by John Hawkins

Reaction to the election is a far cry from the lefty blogosphere's response to 2000 and 2004.

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The New Post-Election Narrative: ‘Blame Palin!’

Monday, October 27th, 2008 - by John Hawkins

The moderate Republicans who have destroyed the GOP brand are preparing to deflect the blame if McCain loses.

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What if McCain Loses?

Friday, October 17th, 2008 - by John Hawkins

Would conservatives riot and threaten to move to Canada?

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Top 9 Reasons Obama Hasn’t Pulled Ahead

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 - by John Hawkins

Liberals say it's racism. They conveniently forget his inexperience and dubious pals.

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Pin the VP on the Elephant: McCain’s Short List

Friday, May 23rd, 2008 - by John Hawkins

John McCain has a tough choice ahead of him in selecting a running mate. Who is most likely to help vault him to victory in November?

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Should Conservatives Really Want to Run Against Obama?

Friday, May 2nd, 2008 - by John Hawkins

Obama defeating Clinton won't guarantee a GOP victory in November, but, at this point, many conservatives believe Obama vs. McCain is the best match-up for them.

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John McCain’s Catch-22

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008 - by John Hawkins

A winning strategy won't come easy to John McCain, writes John Hawkins. The presumptive Republican nominee has a "hellish balancing act to pull off."

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