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Jason L Riley Bio
Jason Riley(Jason L. Riley) is an American journalist, a member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board. He is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and frequently appears at the Journal Editorial Report, other Fox News programs and occasionally on C-SPAN.
Jason Riley Age
8 July 1971 (age 47 years), Buffalo, New York, United States.
Jason Riley Family
Lee Riley and Ola Riley.
Jason Riley Education
The anchor cum author earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Naomi Schaefer Riley (m. 2004). Naomi is also a journalist.
L Riley Children
He, together with his wife are blessed with three kids.
Jason Riley Residence
Riley and his wife currently reside in New York with their three children.
Jason Riley Fox News
His first jobs in journalism were for the Buffalo News and USA Today. He joined The Wall Street Journal in 1994 as a copyreader on the national news desk in New York. In April 1996, he was named to the newly created position of editorial interactive editor, and joined the editorial board in 2005.
2008, he wrote Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders, which he promoted on Colbert Report and other venues.
2014, Riley published Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed. The book was praised by Thomas Sowell of National Review, who wrote: “Pick up a copy and open pages at random to see how the author annihilates nonsense.”
New York Times Book Review critic Orlando Patterson, however, described one chapter as “thoroughly misinformed which not only trots out the usual inaccuracies about hip hop’s influence but, failing to recognize the diversity of African-American cultures, proceeds to libel the entire group”.
According to Salon, “The American left should start paying attention to the Wall Street Journal’s Jason Riley. His name is on the rise”.
Jason L Riley Books
- Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed (2014)
- False Black Power? (2017)
- Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders (2008)
Jason L Riley Quotes
- “The political left, which has long embraced identity politics, encourages racial and ethnic loyalty. It is manifest in liberal support for multiculturalism, hate-crime laws, racially gerrymandered voting districts, affirmative-action quotas, and other policies. “Stick together, black people,” says popular black radio host Tom Joyner, an Obama booster.”
- “No matter what policies he pursues, the president’s racialized embodiment stands as a symbol of triumphant black achievement,” asserts MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry.4 Black politicians have long played off of the notion that blacks owe allegiance to “their own.”
- “Supporting Obama regardless of his job performance is therefore seen by many blacks as not only the right thing to do but the “black” thing to do.”
- “Liberals want to blame the “legacy” of slavery and racism for the breakdown of the black family and subsequent social pathologies. But the empirical data support Bill Cosby.”
- “He was born in Florida in 1941, but in the 1950s his family move to Newburgh, New York, where he attended high school.”
- “The intentions behind welfare programs, for example, may be noble. But in practice they have slowed the self-development that proved necessary for other groups to advance.”