John Hawkins (columnist)

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John Hawkins
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Born (1972-01-12) January 12, 1972 (age 43)
Residence Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Nationality American
Alma mater The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Occupation Writer, columnist

John Hawkins (born January 12, 1972) is a conservative blogger and columnist. He has published columns in several newspapers.

Early life[edit]

Hawkins graduated from Morehead High School in Eden, North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he majored in psychology. His columns have published in various newspapers like, The Washington Times, Human Events, The Hill, The Washington Examiner, The Huffington Post, Hot Air, and TPNN.[1][2][3]


Hawkins owns one of the best known conservative blogs, Right Wing News,[4] as well as Linkiest [5] and he is co-owner of The Looking Spoon.[6] His columns appear twice a week at Townhall[7] and at PJ Media.[8] He is also particularly well known for doing interviews with conservatives like Ann Coulter, Donald Rumsfeld, Milton Friedman, Andrew Breitbart and Karl Rove.

Hawkins worked for the Duncan Hunter presidential campaign, 2008, claimed to have been blackballed from the Republican Convention that year for criticizing John McCain[9] and was also the co-founder of "Not Mitt" in 2012.[10] Additionally, Hawkins was also on Current TV's first ever King Con,[11] appeared on the first ever HuffPoLive live panel[12] and was listed by Alternet as one of the 10 Young Right-Wingers Being Prepped to Take Over the Conservative Movement .[13]


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