John Avlon

John Avlon is senior political analyst at CNN. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief and managing director of The Daily Beast. He is the author of such books as Independent Nation: How Centrists Can Change American Politics, Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America, and Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations. Follow him on Twitter at @JohnAvlon.