Matthew Yglesias (1981-) is an American progressive political blogger and fellow at the Action Fund of the Center for American Progress. Previously, he was an associate editor of the The Atlantic, a staff writer at The American Prospect, and an associate editor at Talking Points Memo. and associate editor of TPMcafe.com.
Of Fox News chief Roger Ailes, he wrote "It’s worth considering the different incentives of a television executive trying to maximize ratings, a political operative trying to win elections, and an ideologue trying to push public policy in a specific direction. These are not the same thing." 
He wrote Heads in the Sand: How the Republicans Screw Up Foreign Policy and Foreign Policy Screws Up the Democrats.