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Mike Purdy

Mike Purdy is a presidential historian, founder of, and the author of 101 Presidential Insults – What They Really Thought About Each Other – and What It Means to Us.

He is also the author of Presidential Friendships: How They Changed History.

Mr. Purdy has been interviewed by and quoted in a variety of national and international media outlets, including The New York Times, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Associated Press, C-SPAN, Reader’s Digest, Reuters, Bloomberg BNA, the Huffington Post, and BBC. He has had numerous articles published by and the History News Network.

Articles by this Author

Our leading politicians have spewed vitriol at each other since the nation’s founding.