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Andrew Ferguson

Andrew Ferguson

Andrew Ferguson is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard and the author of Crazy U and Land of Lincoln.

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...

I like to think that the last thoughts of Haynes Johnson were happy ones. Johnson, a longtime reporter for the Washington Post and the author...

There are moments in the life of a good progressive when ordinary measures are deemed inadequate to the task at hand—when drastic action is required...

The first glimpse we get of our hero in the new book Roger Ailes: Off Camera isn’t promising. The author, Zev Chafets, sits with Ailes...