Will Bunch

Author, 'The Bern Identity'

Will Bunch is a veteran political journalist and author of three books -- most recently <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Backlash-Right-Wing-Radicals-High-Def-Hucksters/dp/0061991716/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279771236&sr=1-2" rel="nofollow">The Backlash: Right-Wing Radicals, High-Def Hucksters and Paranoid Politics in the Age of Obama</a></em> -- an in-depth look at the rise of the New Right, including the Tea Party, Glenn Beck, the Oath Keepers, and radical extremists in Congress. Will is also author of 2009's <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/141659762X/" rel="nofollow">Tear Down This Myth: How the Reagan Legacy Has Distorted Our Politics and Haunts Our Future</a></em> as well as 1994's <em>Jukebox America</em> and two Amazon Kindle Singles, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/October-2011-Battle-Brooklyn-Bridge-ebook/dp/B005Y27VLU" rel="nofollow">October 1, 2011: The Battle of the Brooklyn Bridge</a></em>, about Occupy Wall Street, and <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Give-It-Steve-Kindle-Single-ebook/dp/B0073NPOR6" rel="nofollow">Give It To Steve</a>!</em> about the 1948 NFL champion Philadelphia Eagles. He is senior writer for the <em><a href="http://www.philly.com/dailynews/" rel="nofollow">Philadelphia Daily News</a></em> and author of its popular blog, <a href="http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/attytood/" rel="nofollow">Attytood</a>. <br> <br> He has won numerous journalism awards, including a share of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for spot news reporting when he worked for New York <em>Newsday</em>. His articles have appeared in the <em>New York Times Magazine</em>, <em>Mother Jones</em>, <em>American Prospect</em>, <em>American Journalism Review</em> and elsewhere.

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