Matt Welch

Matt Welch is the Editor-in-Chief of Reason magazine, and was formerly the Assistant Editorial Pages Editor of the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of McCain: The Myth of a Maverick. His work has appeared in such politically diverse outlets as, the American Spectator, AlterNet, the Orange County Register, and the Columbia Journalism Review. Welch also maintains a popular blog. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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The Myth of John McCain

The Myth of a Maverick: Matt Welch on GOP Frontrunner John McCain

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Bill Moyers Journal: McCain Imperial Presidency?

Bill Moyers talks to Matt Welch, editor in chief of Reason Magazine, and Mickey Edwards about what a John McCain presidency might mean for this country, and John McCain's acceptance of Hagee's endorsement.

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Rachel Maddow: Matt Welch on the Keating Five

Rachel talks to Matt Welch about the details of the Keating Five scandal.

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Palin, a bold move or reckless choice?

Matt Welch, editor of libertarian magazine, talks about McCain, Palin and myth.

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McCain: The Myth of a Maverick

Matt Welch
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

John McCain is one of the most familiar, sympathetic, and overexposed figures in American politics, yet his concrete governing philosophy and actual track...

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