Ben Weingarten is editor-at-large at RealClearInvestigations, senior contributor at The Federalist, and columnist at Newsweek and The Epoch Times. He is the author of American Ingrate: Ilhan Omar and the Progressive-Islamist Takeover of the Democratic Party (Bombardier Books, 2020).
Ben has also contributed to outlets including American Greatness, The American Mind, Breitbart, City Journal, The Claremont Review of Books, Conservative Review, Gatestone Institute, The Hill, Library of Law & Liberty, National Review, Newsmax, New York Post, PJ Media, RealClearEducation, RealClearPolitics, and Zero Hedge.
Ben has seen his work highlighted at, and/or appeared on Algemeiner, America with Eric Bolling, American Thinker, The Andrew Klavan Show, The Ben Shapiro Show, BoldTV, The Buck Sexton Show, Clearcut with Michelle Makori, Conservative HQ, The Daily Caller, The Daily Wire, The Drudge Report, The Ezra Levant Show, Fox News Channel’s “Fox @ Night,” The Hill’s “Rising,” HotAir, The Ingraham Angle, Instapundit, The Jeff Katz Show, Jihad Watch, The Lars Larson Show, Legal Insurrection, The Ledger Report, Library of Law & Liberty, The Mark Levin Show, Mark Steyn Online, Mosaic Magazine, The New Criterion, Newsmax Now, Off the Cuff Declassified with John Cadillo, Overlawyered, Powerline, RealClearBooks, RealClearMarkets, Real ClearPolitics, The Rush Limbaugh Show, The Savage Nation, The Sam Sorbo Show, Stacy on the Right, Steve Deace Show, Tipping Point with Liz Wheeler, Townhall, Washington Examiner, Washington Free Beacon, Wilkow!, The Wilkow Majority and elsewhere.
Ben Weingarten is a 2010 graduate of Columbia University, where he majored in Economics-Political Science.
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