John Amato

blogger, CrooksandLiars.com
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John Amato is the creator of CrooksandLiars.com. He founded the Web log in 2004 in response to his belief that other media outlets were too accepting of the Bush administration's statements. Viewed as by and for liberals and progressives, C&L has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, USA Today, Washington Post, URB Magazine, AP and the Huffington Post. Apart from his political media involvement, Amato is a professional sax player and flutist who has played with or recorded for the Goo Goo Dolls, Ringo Starr, Duran Duran, the Knack, Eddie Money, John Taylor, Matt Sorum and Duff McKagen of Velvet Revolver, Ronnie Montrose, Glen Hughes of Deep Purple and Elliot Easton of The Cars. He holds a Bachelor of Music from Hunter College.

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