Lisa De Pasquale

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Lisa De Pasquale
A photograph of Lisa De Pasquale
Lisa De Pasquale around 2013
Born United States
Nationality American
Occupation Conservative activism

Lisa De Pasquale is a conservative activist, author and columnist who lives in Northern Virginia. She served as the director of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference put on by the American Conservative Union (ACU), a post she held from 2006 to 2011.[1] Before her time at ACU, De Pasquale was employed at the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute[2] and is an alumna of Flagler College.[3] In June 2010 she was awarded a Rising Star award by Politics Magazine.[4] She has written for Human Events,[5] Townhall,[6] Breitbart,[7] and numerous other media outlets. Her column, formerly at Human Events, "De Pasquale's Dozen", asks twelve questions of newsmakers and is syndicated by NPR and elsewhere.[8][9] The column has featured interviews with Ann Coulter, Marco Rubio, Erick Erickson, Michelle Malkin, Ed Morrissey, Nick Gillespie, Andy Levy, and others.[10] She is the former chairman of the GOProud Board of Directors.[11] De Pasquale contributed to The Conversation on, which is a collection of opinion articles written by political thought leaders.[12]

She was a frequent guest on Red Eye on the Fox News Channel and is currently a regular guest on "Kennedy" on Fox Business Network. She is also cohost of the Political Punks Podcast. Her cohost is Marvel and DC Comics artist Brett R. Smith.[13] Popular guests include Greg Gutfeld, Nick Gillespie, Thaddeus McCotter, Milo Yiannopoulos and Chuck Dixon.[14]

She is the founder and editor of BRIGHT, a female-centric daily email on politics and culture, and columnist for The Federalist.[15]

De Pasquale is the author of the memoir Finding Mr. Righteous released in February 2014,[16][17] the political humor book The Social Justice Warrior Handbook: A Practical Survival Guide for Snowflakes, Millennials and Generation Z released in September 2017,[18] and the novel I Wish I Might released in November 2017.[19]


  1. ^ Lisa De Pasquale Biography Archived 2010-06-11 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Kate O'Beirne Skewers Famous Feminists Archived 2011-06-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Spotlight on CPAC's Lisa De Pasquale
  4. ^ [1] Archived September 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Human Events author profile[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ Townhall author profile
  7. ^ "Breitbart author profile". Breitbart. Retrieved 2017-02-15. 
  8. ^ "". Archived from the original on 24 December 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 
  9. ^ Casual Friday
  10. ^ Articles by Lisa De Pasquale
  11. ^ "Home – GOProud, Inc". 2012-11-02. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  12. ^ "BREITBART NEWS TO LAUNCH 'THE CONVERSATION'". 28 Jan 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  13. ^ Development, PodBean. "Political Punks". Retrieved 12 September 2016. 
  14. ^ "Nick Gillespie Talking The Politics of Punk, Henry Rollins, Ann Coulter, & Libertarianism". 5 January 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 
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  16. ^ Pollak, Joel (19 February 2014). "THE RACY MEMOIR THAT WILL ROCK CPAC". Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  17. ^ Dodge, Marty (February 27, 2014). "Book Review: 'Finding Mr. Righteous' by Lisa de Pasquale". Seattle Post Intelligencer. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  18. ^ Pasquale, Lisa De (2017-09-26). The Social Justice Warrior Handbook: A Practical Survival Guide for Snowflakes, Millennials, and Generation Z. Post Hill Press. ISBN 9781682614792. 
  19. ^ "READ: Excerpt from Lisa De Pasquale's 'I Wish I Might!' - Hollywood in Toto". Retrieved 2018-07-11. 

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