Charlie Sykes

Contributor at MSNBC

Charles J. Sykes is one of the most influential conservatives in Wisconsin.

Until he stepped down in December after 23 years, Sykes was one of the state’s top-rated and most influential talk show hosts. He is currently an MSNBC contributor.

Charles J. Sykes is one of the most influential conservatives in Wisconsin.

Until he stepped down in December after 23 years, Sykes was one of the state’s top-rated and most influential talk show hosts. He is currently an MSNBC contributor.

Sykes is also author of eight books, including A Nation of Victims, Dumbing Down Our Kids, Profscam, The Hollow Men, The End of Privacy, 50 Rules Kids Won't Learn in School,  A Nation of Moochers, and Fail U. The False Promise of Higher Education. He was co-editor of the National Review College Guide. He is currently working on a book titled “How the Right Lost Its Mind, which will be published by St. Martin’s Press in October 2017.

Sykes has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Politico, Salon, USA Today, National Review, The Weekly Standard and other national publications. He has appeared on the Today Show, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, PBS, the BBC, and has been profiled on NPR. He has also spoken extensively on university campuses.

He is also the founder and editor in chief of the website Right Wisconsin. Sykes is a senior fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, where he is editor of the group’s magazine, “Wisconsin Interest.”

He lives in Mequon, Wisconsin with his wife and two (soon to be three) dogs. He has three children, and two grandchildren.

Charlie Sykes appears in the following:

The Brian Lehrer Show Live: Emily Bazelon, Comedian Mo Amer and the Hosts of Indivisible Radio

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Watch Brian's broadcast from The Greene Space, featuring Gorsuch commentary, an Indivsibile Radio roundtable, and a Muslim comedian's story of sitting next to Eric Trump on a plane.

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