Free Beacon Matthew Walther

Matthew Walther is associate editor of the Washington Free Beacon. He was previously assistant editor of the American Spectator. His work has also appeared in the Spectator of London, First Things, the Weekly Standard, National Review, the Daily Beast, and other publications. He lives with his wife, Lydia, and their two daughters in Alexandria, Virginia. His Twitter handle is @matthewwalther.


Matthew Walther’s
Second Inauguration Diary

Feature: My fairly disappointing time at a gay dance party by Mike Pence’s house; PLUS: Wordsworth, The Revolutionary Communist Party, and my first glow stick

January 19, 2017
Inauguration Trump House Democrats

Matthew Walther’s Inauguration Diary

Feature: How I got Norovirus and found myself hallucinating about Wallace from ‘The Wire’; Plus: My own Baltimore plans, getting up early, and His Majesty the King of Silk

January 17, 2017

The One Book Music Lovers Have to Read

Review: David Hajdu, ‘Love for Sale’

January 8, 2017

100 Best American Drinks

Feature: One writer's quest to try every drink in the 'Drink Book'

December 26, 2016

My Day With Some Nasty Women

Feature: Matthew Walther's New York Diary

December 23, 2016

On the Rocks

Review: The Rolling Stones, ‘Blue & Lonesome’

December 17, 2016
2016 Election Trump

At the President's Victory Party

Feature: What I saw at the Donald Trump party in New York City

November 9, 2016
Jill Stein

The Fire Sermon of Jill Stein

Feature: What I saw at a Green Party rally

November 7, 2016
Donald Trump

I Am Literally Sick of This Election

Feature: A visit to a Trump rally in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

November 2, 2016

The New Trump Hotel
Is Decadent and Depraved

Feature: What I saw at Donald Trump's ribbon cutting ceremony

October 27, 2016