The Tyranny of Cliches: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas

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When: Thursday, October 25 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Wool Ballrooms, St. Louis Room, or Lecture Hall
Category: Open Event

A Visiting Fellow with the American Enterprise Institute, Jonah Goldberg is one of the country's most widely-read political columnists. His book, Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left from Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning, hit #1 on the New York Times best-seller list. A witty, often controversial assessment of the intellectual history of the Left, Liberal Fascism has earned both high praise and intense condemnation igniting a heated debate making Goldberg one of the most in-demand political speakers in the country. His most recent book is The Tyranny of Cliches: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas.

Jonah Goldberg is a contributor to FOX News and has worked as a political analyst for Good Morning America, Nightline, Larry King Live, TODAY, Hardball with Chris Matthews, the Glenn Beck Program, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and the NBC Nightly News. He was a frequent participate in bloggingheads.tv. Goldberg was also the senior producer of the award-winning series Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg on PBS and the 2001 recipient of the Lowell Thomas Award.

In addition to being a best-selling author and political analyst, Jonah Goldberg is a contributing editor to National Review and was the founding editor of National Review Online. He is also a weekly syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times, and his writing regularly appears in newspapers across the country. Jonah Goldberg is a member of the Board of Contributors of USA Today and a former Washington columnist for the Times of London. As a sought-after keynote speaker, Goldberg is often asked to speak on a variety of issues including contemporary politics, the role of the media, and foreign policy.

Jonah Goldberg's speech, modeled after his recent book "The Tyranny of Cliches: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas," will address liberal bias in the mainstream media as it relates to current events. Since this event is within 2 weeks of the 2012 Presidential Election, Goldberg will also address current events within the context of his speech.

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