Coulter says that she has identified as a conservative since kindergarten. To prep for arguments, she read books like Barry Goldwater 's Conscience of a Conservative. While he was in class, he had his little sister read books by Milton Friedman and William E.
When he got home from class, he quizzed Coulter. As a reward, he and his friends took her out to bars on the Upper East Side. Reading Republican books made Coulter dream about working as a writer. Coulter's age was disputed in , while she was arguing that she was not yet 40, yet Washington Post columnist Lloyd Grove cited that she provided a birthdate of December 8, , when registering to vote in New Canaan , Connecticut, prior to the Presidential election.
Meanwhile, a driver's license issued several years later purportedly listed her birthdate as December 8, Coulter will not confirm either date, citing privacy concerns. She handled crime and immigration issues for Senator Spencer Abraham of Michigan and helped craft legislation designed to expedite the deportation of aliens convicted of felonies.
The leadership of the Libertarian Party of Connecticut , after meeting with Coulter, declined to endorse her. As a result, her self-described "total sham, media-intensive, third-party Jesse Ventura campaign" did not take place.
She is particularly known for her polemical style,  and describes herself as someone who likes to "stir up the pot. Coulter typically spends 6—12 weeks of the year on speaking engagement tours, and more when she has a book coming out. Her second book, Slander: Bush was given unfair negative media coverage. The factual accuracy of Slander was called into question by then- comedian and author, later Democratic U.
Senator from Minnesota , Al Franken ; he also accused her of citing passages out of context. The World According to Ann Coulter. The Church of Liberalism. Coulter said she based this book heavily on the work of French social psychologist Gustave Le Bon , who wrote on mass psychology, and in it she argues that liberals have mob-like characteristics.
Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama. It argues that liberals, and Democrats in particular, have taken undue credit for racial civil rights in America. It is her second collection of columns and her first published by Regnery since her first book, High Crimes and Misdemeanors. The book addresses illegal immigration, amnesty programs, and border security in the United States. Her column is featured on six conservative websites: Her syndicator says, "Ann's client newspapers stick with her because she has a loyal fan base of conservative readers who look forward to reading her columns in their local newspapers".
In her columns for the magazine, she discusses judicial rulings, Constitutional issues, and legal matters affecting Congress and the executive branch. NRO dropped her column and terminated her editorship. She wrote one article that began, "Here at the Spawn of Satan convention in Boston The newspaper declined to print the article citing an editing dispute over "basic weaknesses in clarity and readability that we found unacceptable".
And those are the words used by readers who identified themselves as conservatives". She has criticized former president George W. Bush 's immigration proposals, saying they led to "amnesty". In a column, she claimed that the current immigration system was set up to deliberately reduce the percentage of whites in the population. In it, she said: The Census Bureau recently estimated that whites already account for less than two-thirds of the population and will be a minority by Other estimates put that day much sooner.
One may assume the new majority will not be such compassionate overlords as the white majority has been. If this sort of drastic change were legally imposed on any group other than white Americans, it would be called genocide. Yet whites are called racists merely for mentioning the fact that current immigration law is intentionally designed to reduce their percentage in the population. Overall, Coulter's columns are highly critical of liberals and Democrats. In , she wrote: To wit, they're claiming there is no connection between the war on terror and the war in Iraq, and while they are all for the war against terror—absolutely in favor of that war—they are adamantly opposed to the Iraq war.
You know, the war where the U. Television and radio Ann Coulter at the Time Coulter made her first national media appearance in after she was hired by the then-fledgling network MSNBC as a legal correspondent. I mean, Canada sent troops to Vietnam. Was Vietnam less containable and more of a threat than Saddam Hussein?
She said, "The Canadian Government didn't send troops So I was wrong. It turns out there were 10, Americans who happened to be born in Canada. Personal life Coulter's maternal line in the United States extends back to the American Revolutionary War and earlier,  while her father's ancestors are Irish and German immigrants who arrived in the United States in the midth century.
James, an accountant,  and John, an attorney. When asked about the relationship, Stein told the paper, "She's attacked a lot of my friends, but what can I say, opposites attract! People are sinful and need to be redeemed, and this is your lucky day, because I'm here to redeem you even though you don't deserve it, and I have to get the crap kicked out of me to do it. Being a Christian means that I am called upon to do battle against lies, injustice, cruelty, hypocrisy—you know, all the virtues in the church of liberalism".
The Church of Liberalism , Coulter characterized the theory of evolution as bogus science, and contrasted her beliefs to what she called the left's "obsession with Darwinism and the Darwinian view of the world, which replaces sanctification of life with sanctification of sex and death".
During the interview, Coulter stated that the United States is a Christian nation, and said that she wants "Jews to be perfected, as they say" referring to them being converted to Christianity.
And if none of those criteria is present, how can someone be labeled anti-Semitic? Didn't need to hear applause lines about them all night. She has described herself as a "typical, immodest-dressing, swarthy male-loving, friend-to-homosexuals, ultra-conservative.
Wade should be overturned and left to the states. She is anti-abortion , but believes there should be an exception if a woman is raped. Hodges , and supports federal U. They can also visit neighbors, random acquaintances, and total strangers in hospitals—just like everyone else.
Gays can also pass on property to whomever they would like". Supreme Court 's Lawrence v. Texas ruling, stating there was no right to sodomy written in the Constitution and that under federalism each individual state and territory would have to repeal their sodomy laws. She stated she opposed banning same-sex sexual intercourse. Evans , in which the United Supreme Court overturned Article II, Section 30b of the Colorado Constitution, which prohibited the "State of Colorado, through any of its branches or departments, nor any of its agencies, political subdivisions, municipalities or school districts, shall enact, adopt or enforce any statute, regulation, ordinance or policy whereby homosexual, lesbian or bisexual orientation, conduct, practices or relationships shall constitute or otherwise be the basis of or entitle any person or class of persons to have or claim any minority status, quota preferences, protected status or claim of discrimination.
She considers herself "the Judy Garland of the Right". In the last few years, she has attracted many LGBT fans, namely gay men and drag queens.
We're against gay marriage. I don't want gays to be discriminated against. I think we have the pro-gay positions, which is anti-crime and for tax cuts. Gays make a lot of money and they're victims of crime. They should be with us. No Gay Left Behind!
Coulter attended the HomoCon of GOProud , where she commented that same-sex marriage "is not a civil right". She did however describe the Texas branch of Log Cabin Republicans, for whom she's been signing books for years, as "comprised of real conservatives".
She boasted how she talked GOProud into dropping its support for same-sex marriage in the party's platform, saying, "The left is trying to co-opt gays, and I don't think we should let them. I think they should be on our side", and "Gays are natural conservatives". On Logos The A-List: Dallas she told gay Republican Taylor Garrett that "The gays have got to be pro-life", and "As soon as they find the gay gene , guess who the liberal yuppies are gonna start aborting?
Bush's presidency , but later criticized its approach to immigration. She endorsed Duncan Hunter  and later Mitt Romney in the Republican presidential primary  and the Republican presidential primary and presidential run. Philippe Rushton and Samuel T. However, she stated that the USA should "keep a few troops there.
She has argued that the invasion of Iraq and establishment of the Republic of Iraq is what lead to the Iranian presidential election protests. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. March Ann Coulter has described herself as a " polemicist " who likes to "stir up the pot" and does not "pretend to be impartial or balanced, as broadcasters do". Time magazine's John Cloud once observed that Coulter "likes to shock reporters by wondering aloud whether America might be better off if women lost the right to vote".
That is simply a fact. In fact, in every presidential election since —except Goldwater in '64—the Republican would have won, if only the men had voted. It's kind of a pipe dream, it's a personal fantasy of mine, but I don't think it's going to happen.
And it is a good way of making the point that women are voting so stupidly, at least single women. It also makes the point, it is kind of embarrassing, the Democratic Party ought to be hanging its head in shame, that it has so much difficulty getting men to vote for it. I mean, you do see it's the party of women and 'We'll pay for health care and tuition and day care—and here, what else can we give you, soccer moms?
Paula Jones — Bill Clinton case Coulter first became a public figure shortly before becoming an unpaid legal adviser for the attorneys representing Paula Jones in her sexual harassment suit against President Bill Clinton.