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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.

It is always illuminating to note the occasions when the famous skepticism of the hard-boiled American journalist (“If your mother says she loves you, check...

Over the  past 30 years, Charles and David Koch, owners of a Kansas-based family business called Koch Industries, have given hundreds of millions of dollars...

Over the  past 30 years, Charles and David Koch, owners of a Kansas-based family business called Koch Industries, have given hundreds of millions of dollars...

Peter Beinart is one of those journalists, common in Washington, who is less interesting for what he says than for who he is, or who...

In early May, on the evening of the day his magazine got shot out from under him, the editor of Newsweek, Jon Meacham, appeared on...

Like an idiot, I once enrolled in journalism school, and although I made it about halfway through the time required to get a master’s degree,...

I’ve never laid eyes on Howell Raines, the former executive editor of the New York Times, but when I think of him, I see a...

The tiny corner of the New York Times empire where David Barstow works is called the investigative unit. The name has an impressive...

Ellen Goodman’s final newspaper column—the last of more than 3,000, written twice a week, over a span of 35 years—appeared on January 1, and its...

Chapter One of Thomas L. Friedman’s new book opens with an anecdote, and the anecdote Thomas L. Friedman recounts is about Thomas L. Friedman. He...

Justice at Last My Grandfather’s Son: A Memoir by Clarence Thomas Harper. 304 pp. $26.95 “I’d always been one to close my shutters to the world,” writes Supreme Court...

Crazy Rhythm: My Journey from Brooklyn, Jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon’s White House by Leonard Garment Times Books. 448 pp. $27.50 Leonard Garment spent six years as...