Victor Gold is a Washington journalist whose most recent book was “Invasion of the Party Snatchers: How the Holy-Rollers and Neo-Cons Destroyed the GOP.” A former speechwriter for George H.W. Bush, he co-authored the former president’s autobiography, “Looking Forward.” Included among his other books is “The Body Politic,” a satirical fiction written with Lynne Cheney, then-Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Gold lives with his wife, Dale, and two paleo-conservative cats.