Ronald Reagan

Ana Navarro doesn't mince her words

Ana Navarro’s face is ubiquitous on national TV. She is a political analyst and Republican strategist who doesn’t mince her words.

Navarro is a Nicaraguan-born American whose family moved to the United States in 1980. But her father remained behind and joined the Contras, who were fighting the Communist-linked Sandinista revolution movement.

She later said President Ronald Reagan’s support of the Contras made her a lifelong Republican.

Navarro is in town to give a public talk at the College of William and Mary as the spring 2019 Hunter B. Andrews Fellow in American Politics. Her talk is titled, “Ana Navarro: GOP Strategist, Commentator, Provocateur.”

I asked her,...