Ben Weingarten is a Senior Contributor at The Federalist where he co-hosts its media criticism show “BAD NEWS,” Columnist at Newsweek and The Epoch Times, panelist of the Edmund Burke Foundation’s “The NatConSquad” program, and a Fellow of the Claremont Institute. He is the author of American Ingrate: Ilhan Omar and the Progressive-Islamist Takeover of the Democratic Party (Bombardier, 2020), and a 2019 Robert Novak Journalism Fellow of The Fund for American Studies, under the auspices of which he is working on his second book on U.S.-China policy. Ben has appeared as a guest on, among other programs, “The Rush Limbaugh Show,” “The Ingraham Angle,” and “The Ben Shapiro Show,” is a frequent guest-host for the nationally syndicated “The Buck Sexton Show,” and a contributor to Newsmax. He is the Founder and CEO of ChangeUp Media, a media consulting and production firm dedicated to helping conservative individuals and institutions create and amplify compelling content in text, audio, and video. Ben is a 2010 graduate of Columbia University where he received a B.A. in Economics-Political Science. Subscribe to his newsletter here, and follow him on Twitter @bhweingarten.