Michael J. Knowles

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Michael J. Knowles is an American former actor and political commentator. He co-hosts a podcast with Ted Cruz.

Articles[change | change source]

In 2016, Knowles wrote an article for The Daily Wire called“An Actual Conservative’s Guide to the Alt-Right. [1]In it, he criticized Milo Yiannopoulos, Steve Bannon and Donald Trump and accused them of being too close to the alt-right. In the same article Knowles criticized the alt-right for racism and anti-Semitism. He said it went against the ethics and morals of Christianity.

Videos[change | change source]

Since then Knowles filmed a Prager University video called “What is the Alt-Right. Knowles said that the alt-right actually had much more in common with left-wing politics than with right-wing politics. [2]Knowles wrote a book called Reasons to Vote for Democrats about all the reasons to vote for the Democratic Party of the United States and the book had no words in it as a joke. It was praised by Ben Shapiro and Donald Trump.

Knowles also filmed a Prager University video called “Control the Words, Control the Culture”. It is about how language can be used as a political tool. [3] And inspired by that video, Knowles wrote a book called Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds. He argues that conservatives should support certain forms of censorship and cancel culture to fight back against left-wing politics.

He also filmed a Prager University video called Conservatives Are the Real Environmentalists in which he says that right-wing politics are better for the environment than left-wing politics are.

He also made a Prager University video called Celebrating Columbus. He says people should continue to celebrate Columbus Day despite criticism of Christopher Columbus.

Book club[change | change source]

Knowles also hosts a book club for Prager University.

Controversies[change | change source]

Knowles was banned from ever again appearing on Fox News after he called Greta Thunberg a “mentally ill child” being exploited by the Left. [4] In 2022, The New York Times criticized Knowles for having said on Twitter “the 2020 election was obviously rigged”.[5] Knowles is also extremely critical of Never Trumpers.

References[change | change source]

  1. "An Actual Conservative's Guide To The Alt-Right: 8 Things You Need To Know". The Daily Wire. Retrieved 2022-09-05.
  2. "What Is the Alt-Right? | PragerU". www.prageru.com. Retrieved 2022-09-05.
  3. "Control the Words, Control the Culture | PragerU". www.prageru.com. Retrieved 2022-09-05.
  4. "The Uses and Abuses of the Term 'Mental Illness'". National Review. 2019-09-26. Retrieved 2022-09-05.
  5. "https://twitter.com/michaeljknowles/status/1518695732655628290". Twitter. Retrieved 2022-09-05. {{cite web}}: External link in |title= (help)

An Actual Conservative's Guide to the Alt-Right

What is the Alt-Right Prager University

Reasons to Vote for Democrats by Michael Knowles Amazon

Control the words, Control the Culture , Prager University

Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds by Michael Knowles at Amazon

Is Greta Thunberg mentally ill: The uses and abuses of the term mental illness - National Review

"The 2020 presidential election was obviously rigged" - Michael Knowles on Twitter