Don Parker

Writer, Consultant, Incurable Satirist

A veteran of national, state, and local politics, Don Parker is a freelance writer in Washington, DC. In his day jobs, he has been press secretary and deputy chief of staff for a U. S. Senator, Washington assistant for a governor, a college history instructor, political reporter for two newspapers, radio news anchor, and press secretary for a freedom-of-belief advocacy organization.

As a commentator, he has been quoted in dozens of newspapers and news outlets, including The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, the BBC, Voice of America, Congressional Quarterly, and has been featured on progressive talk radio stations. He has battled a lifelong addiction to seeing the world through a satirical lens.

Email: DonLParker (at)