Lou Dubose is the editor of The Washington Spectator. He has worked as editor of The Texas Observer and politics editor of The Austin Chronicle. He is the co-author, with the late Molly Ivins, of two New York Times Random House bestsellers, Shrub: The Short and Happy Political Life of George W. Bush and Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush’s America. In 2003 he wrote, with Texas Monthly writer Jan Reid, The Hammer: Tom DeLay, God, Money, and the Rise of the Republican Congress. His most recent book, Bill of Wrongs: The Executive Branch’s Assault on our Fundamental Rights, was written in collaboration with Molly Ivins. Media appearances include The Rachel Maddow Show, Fresh Air, Bill Moyers’ Journal, Nightline, 60 Minutes, Al Jazeera TV, Spanish Public Television’s En Portada with Llucia Oliva, the state-run and deviously censored Press TV in Tehran, and The O’Reilly Factor. He is considered the nation’s leading authority on former Republican Majority Leader Tom DeLay, which strikes most people as rather sad. He currently divides his time between Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C.