Amanda Carpenter is a CNN Commentator and former Communications
Director to Sen. Ted Cruz (R.-Tex.) and Speechwriter to Sen. Jim
DeMint (R.-S.C.) She has previously served as a Capitol Hill
correspondent for Human Events, reporter for Townhall.com, and
columnist for the Washington Times. Her recent writings have appeared
in the Washington Post, Politico, Cosmo.com, and Refinery29.