Free Beacon Matthew Continetti

Matthew Continetti is a senior fellow and the inaugural Patrick and Charlene Neal Chair in American Prosperity at the American Enterprise Institute. The founding editor of the Washington Free Beacon, he is also the author of The K Street Gang: The Rise and Fall of the Republican Machine (Doubleday, 2006); The Persecution of Sarah Palin: How the Elite Media Tried to Bring Down a Rising Star (Sentinel, 2009); and The Right: The Hundred Year War for American Conservatism (Basic, 2022). His articles and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Atlantic, and Wall Street Journal.

Points of Departure

Column: Obama’s ‘offshore balancing’ is a recipe for conflict

May 30, 2014

The Problem with Reform Conservatism

Column: It needs a presidential champion

May 23, 2014

The Bonfire of the Inanities

Column: The New York Times Devours Itself

May 16, 2014
Anna Wintour and Michelle Obama at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center

The Devil Wears Obama

Column: Michelle Obama’s embarrassing tribute to a top Democratic donor

May 9, 2014

Shellacking II: The Sequel

Column: The 2014 election was decided before Obama’s second term began

May 2, 2014

Oligarchy in the Twenty-First Century

Column: Think rich conservatives rule the world? Think again.

April 25, 2014


Column: Hillary Falls to Earth

April 18, 2014
Tony and Heather Podesta

Divorce Beltway Style

Column: The Democratic breakup that exposes Washington’s rotten core

April 11, 2014
Barack Obama, David Cohen

Ready to Smirk

How Comcast bought the Democratic Party

April 4, 2014

The Grandfather

Column: The autumn of patriarch Harry Reid

March 28, 2014