John Avlon is the editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast. A CNN contributor, he won the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ award for best online column in 2012.
Both President Barack Obama and Gov.... MORE
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As New York’s anti-Muslim ads exploit our free-speech laws, they undermine its power. By John Avlon.... MORE
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