Betsy McCaughey

Betsy McCaughey

About the Columnist

Betsy McCaughey is a former lieutenant governor of New York.

The Archive

Avalanche of Democratic voter defections fueling Republican gains as Election Day nears

Voters are switching allegiance out of disgust with the Democratic Party’s pro-inflation, pro-criminal, open border, identity-obsessed policies.

Biden's cowardly Cabinet is shirking its duty to remove him

The deliberate cover-up of the president’s condition by AG Merrick Garland, VP Kamala Harris and others is a national disgrace, putting our national security at risk and making a mockery...

Cheer the Supremes' Grants Pass ruling that lets states clean up homeless encampments

In cities plagued by street living, the negative ripple effects are constant.

Biden's open border has infected America with 'femicide' plague

“Femicide” -- the wanton assault, rape and murder of girls and women due to their gender -- is a cultural epidemic in Latin America, according to the UN. Now it's...

Put 'sanctuary city' on the ballot so NYC voters can halt the migrant crime crisis

Your kids aren’t safe even in broad daylight.?Last week, an Ecuadorian migrant held two 13-year-olds at knifepoint in a Queens park as they walked home from school.

Excess post-COVID deaths the collateral damage of lockdown

A group of Dutch medical researchers has ignited a firestorm by calling for an investigation of the deaths caused by vaccine mandates and lockdowns imposed?on the public during the COVID-19...

Nothing to Bragg about: NYC mayhem proves DA is no hero

On Saturday, a knife-wielding thief severely stabbed a security guard at a midtown Manhattan Duane Reade and threatened a shopper.?

Biden's vote-buying schemes make a mockery of democracy

Look at the billions of taxpayer dollars President Biden is pouring into “community organizations” in “disadvantaged communities” to tip the election scales.

Europe is fighting the 'lawless invasion' of migrants — so should we

US policy makers must fight back against the migrant flood.

Columbia's Minouche Shafik & other college chiefs must refocus on their core mission: education

Columbia University President Minouche Shafik says university leaders across the country need to do some “serious soul searching.”

Pursue anti-Israel 'outside agitators' disrupting colleges — and end the nonsense for good

The left and its media allies want you to believe the protests roiling college campuses are spontaneous uprisings of morally fervent students worried about Gaza war victims.?Don’t fall for that...

Why on Earth are we AGAIN collaborating with China to manipulate viruses?

the US Department of Agriculture is collaborating with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the parent organization of the Wuhan Institute of Virology

There's no homeless 'right' to sleep rough — and the Supreme Court seems to agree

In a Supreme Court showdown over whether the homeless have a “right” to camp in public, almost no one mentioned the actual victims of that crazy idea --?everyone who’s not...

New Yorkers get next to nothing for their high state taxes — Albany budget deal won't change that

If you pay New York state taxes,?you’re paying top dollar and getting bupkis.

As bird flu spreads, the Biden admin remains dangerously unprepared for another pandemic

The H5N1 virus — which for 30 years affected mostly birds — is rapidly evolving and spreading globally.

The push for bilingual education will doom migrant kids to failure

New York City, Denver, Chicago and other cities are urgently recruiting?bilingual education teachers as the children of migrants enroll in school.

How to lock out the scourge of squatters in NYC and everywhere

The law must take action against squatters in New York (and everywhere else) to stop these vicious thugs from stealing people's homes.

Mayor Adams' 'right to shelter' agreement will actually make NYC's migrant crisis worse

Mayor Adams’ agreement, announced Friday, to limit the time migrants can stay in shelters at taxpayer expense, is smoke and mirrors.?

Laken Riley's life was worth no less than George Floyd's

Georgia nursing student Laken Riley was bludgeoned to death, allegedly at the hands of an illegal migrant, Jose Ibarra, who is a member of the notorious Venezuelan gang Tren de...

Tish James is turning New York into a banana republic with yet another lefty lawsuit

If she can make the Empire State into a living hell for beef producers, she can do it to any other industry.

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