Ann Hart Coulter is a popular political commentator, writer, and lawyer. She’s also a regular guest on various TV and radio shows and a frequently invited speaker at public and private events. Coulter became most popular when she criticized the Clinton administration, which preceded the publication of her book about the Bill Clinton impeachment.
COULTER’S ORIGINS AND PERSONAL LIFE
Coulter was the daughter of an FBI agent, John Vincent Coulter and Nell Husbands Coulter. She grew up with her brothers James and John in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Coulter went to New Canaan High School and finished as cum laude at Cornell University with a degree in history. Afterwards, she pursued her J.D. at the University of Michigan Law School. While attending these schools, Coulter helped and contributed to the schools’ publications.
Though she dated several men like Bob Guccione, Jr., Dinesh D’Souza, and Andrew Stein, Coulter did not marry.
Coulter proceeded to work as a law clerk for Pasco Bowman II in Kansas City as soon as she graduated from law school. Afterwards, she moved to New York City and delved into private practice. She eventually ended up working for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee. Most of the cases she handled were about crime and immigration under Senator Spencer Abraham. She also worked as a litigator for the Center for Individual Rights.
Coulter was most notable for publishing eleven books and for the articles that she wrote for the newspaper that she worked for. In addition, she became a common face on various speaking events and public appearances.
Some of the books that Coulter wrote were High Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Case Against Bill Clinton and Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right both of which were able to make the bestseller list of New York Times. The issues discussed in her other books included the re-examination of the 60-year history of the Cold War, the American liberalism, and the undue credit snatched by the liberals for the racial civil rights in America.
Coulter’s column for Universal Press Syndicate was featured on several websites. She was also a regular contributor for George magazine and Human Events. Coulter worked briefly for National Review Online (NRO) but was subsequently dismissed when she made accusatory statements that the company tried to persuade her in altering and censoring some of the contents of the article she made about the September 11 attacks. The Arizona Daily Star and The Augusta Chronicle also decided to let go her columns.
Aside from being a writer, Coulter was also seen on various shows in different networks like MSNBC, CNN, and Fox News. She also became part of some films like Feeding the Beast, FahrenHYPE 9/11, and Is It True What They Say About Ann?