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John Avlon

John Phillips Avlon (born January 19, 1973)[1] is an American journalist and political commentator. He is a Senior Political Analyst and fill-anchor at CNN and former editor-in-chief and managing director of The Daily Beast from 2013 to 2018.[2][3][4][5] Avlon has also been a columnist and associate editor for The New York Sun and chief speechwriter for former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani.


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  • "Politics is history in the present tense."
    • The Rise of Obama's Bridge Between MLK and RFK, June 6, 2008. realclearpolitics.com[6]
  • "The far-right and far-left can be equally insane."
    • The Rise of Political Extremism and the Decline of Decency, April 8, 2010. US News [7]
  • "Politics follows the lines of physics: every action creates an equal and opposite reaction."
    • The Rise of Political Extremism and the Decline of Decency, April 8, 2010. US News [8]
  • "Extremes are ultimately their own side's worst enemy."
    • Republican Governor Popularity Plummets, May 19, 2010. The Daily Beast[9]
  • "Terrorism is always one bad day away from being issue No. 1."
    • Savor this moment, in the name of the 3,000, May 2, 2011. cnn.com[10]
  • "Demagogues always do well in economic downturns."
    • Glenn Beck and the History of America’s Worst Demagogues, September 2, 2010. The Daily Beast[11]
  • "Professional partisans are still playing politics by industrial-age rules. They haven’t woken up to the information-age reality. Younger generations have grown up with a multiplicity of choice on every front, which can be tailored to suit their individual beliefs. Politics is the last place where we are supposed to be satisfied with a choice between Brand A and Brand B."
    • Six questions for John Avlon, May 16, 2010. The Economist [12]
  • "If you only take offense when the president of your party is compared to Hitler, then you're part of the problem."
    • The Ugly Party vs. the Grown-Up Party, June 30, 2010. The Washington Post[13]
  • "Us and against them is the opposite of our national motto, e pluribus unum: Out of many, one."
    • John McCain's goodbye is in classic tradition of Washington's Farewell, August 28, 2018. cnn.com[14]
  • "The independence of our nation is inseparable from our interdependence as a people"
    • Washington's Farewell, January 2017. Simon and Schuster[15]
  • "Semi-obvious but bears repeating: Much of the evil in the world comes from seeing and judging people as members of groups rather than individuals."
    • Twitter, April 15, 2018.[16]


ReferencesEdit

  1. Lippmann, Daniel (January 19, 2018). BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: John Avlon, editor in chief of The Daily Beast and a CNN analyst. Politico.
  2. Daily Beast Hires Executive Editor; Promotes John Avlon to Editor-In-Chief (Updated). The Wrap.
  3. John Avlon Leadership Profile. IAC.
  4. NEW DAY Transcript. CNN.
  5. Wemple, Erik (May 24, 2018). Big changes at the Daily Beast: EIC John Avlon to CNN; Noah Shachtman to replace him. The Washington Post.
  6. Avlon, John (June 6, 2008). Obama's Bridge Between MLK and RFK. Real Clear Politics.
  7. Retting, Jessica (April 8, 2010). The Rise of Political Extremism and the Decline of Decency. US News.
  8. Retting, Jessica (April 8, 2010). The Rise of Political Extremism and the Decline of Decency. US News.
  9. Avlon, John (May 19, 2011). Republican Governor Popularity Plummets, From Ohio's Kasich to Florida's Scott to Wisconsin's Walker. The Daily Beast.
  10. Avlon, John (May 2, 2011). Savor this moment, in the name of the 3,000. CNN.
  11. Avlon, John (September 2, 2010). Glenn Beck and the History of America’s Worst Demagogues. The Daily Beast.
  12. M., R. (May 16, 2010). Six questions for John Avlon. The Economist.
  13. Gerson, Michael (June 30, 2010). The Ugly Party vs. the Grown-Up Party. The Washington Post.
  14. Avlon, John (August 28, 2018). John McCain's goodbye is in classic tradition of Washington's Farewell. CNN.
  15. Avlon, John (January 2017) (in English). Washington's Farewell (Hardcover ed.). New York: Simon and Schuster. pp. 284. ISBN 978-1-4767-4646-3. 
  16. Avlon, John (April 15, 2018). John Avlon Tweet. Twitter.

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