York is the son of Birmingham television personality Tom York and his wife, Helen. He graduated from Vestavia Hills High School in 1974 and earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Alabama in 1977 and a master's from the University of Chicago. He worked as a news producer for CNN Headline News and as a reporter for The American Spectator. Later he was a columnist for The Hill and a White House correspondent for National Review. He publishes a syndicated column and appears frequently on political programs on television and radio. He is the author of The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy: The Untold Story of How Democratic Operatives, Eccentric Billionaires, Liberal Activists, and Assorted Celebrities Tried to Bring Down a President-and Why They'll Try Even Harder Next Time, published by Crown Forum in 2005.
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