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Andrew Ferguson

Andrew Ferguson

Andrew Ferguson is the author of our monthly Letter from Washington. Ferguson wrote our Press Man column for three years. He is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard and the author of the books Crazy U, Land of Lincoln, and Fools’ Names, Fools’ Faces.

Prudence is an intellectual virtue, the moral theologians tell us, sometimes even called the “queen of the virtues.” Without its power to humble and restrain,...

When you spend your professional life surrounded by young, worshipful, clever, ambitious, self-regarding writers, you will likely accrue to yourself all kinds of lore as...

Way back in 2009, when the world was young and the website healthcare.gov was just a gleam in the glass eye of a government computer...

The sports columnist for the Washington Post was adamant: Change was in the air, a longstanding injustice was soon to be righted. “The genie is...

When a media war erupts between tolerant, diverse, future-oriented progressives and reactionary mossbacks clinging mindlessly to tradition and the past, you will find me with...

Margalit Fox is one of those writers—I’m reluctant to demote her to the rank of mere journalist—whose every paragraph carries an undercurrent of humor. I...

It’s always nice to start the day with a good chuckle, and a good chuckle—perhaps a throaty ho ho is nearer the mark—is just what...