Robert P. Wat­son, Ph.D. is a his­to­ri­an and polit­i­cal com­men­ta­tor with 40 books to his name, includ­ing Amer­i­ca’s First Cri­sis , which received a 2014 IPPY Gold Medal for his­to­ry. He has been inter­viewed thou­sands of times by media out­lets through­out the world, includ­ing the BBC, The New York Times, the Asso­ci­at­ed Press, USA Today, and so on, and is the polit­i­cal ana­lyst for WPTV 5 (NBC) in south Flori­da. He is a pro­fes­sor at Lynn Uni­ver­si­ty in Boca Raton, Florida.