Award-winning journalist Todd Starnes is known for covering issues pertaining to news and pop culture. His new book tackles a plethora of issues that Americans are confronted with on a daily basis: from the ongoing War on Christianity to out of control government policies, “Dispatches From Bitter America” (subtitled, “A Gun Toting, Chicken Eating Son of a Baptist’s Culture War Stories”), makes some of the most bizarre and disturbing societal issues – digestible.
By taking hard-hitting issues and addressing them through a comedic lens, Starnes, who works as a commentator and journalist for FOX News, entertains while educating readers. In an exclusive interview with The Blaze, he discussed “Dispatches” and his take on a variety of contemporary issues.
“I’m originally from the South and I grew up with that Southern sensibility … living in New York for the last seven years I’ve come [to understand] how liberals think,” Starnes explained when asked about his motivation for writing the book. “Most liberals think there’s nothing between here and San Francisco except this vast wasteland.”
Throughout “Dispatches,” Starnes provides a look into the liberal mindset, while also delivering the perspective of “regular folks who have deep concerns about the direction we are going as a nation.” It is this common nature that he says drives people’s interest in politicians like Sarah Palin.
“The reason why people like Sarah Palin are so popular is because they are regular folks,” Starnes explained.
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