Andrew Ferguson

Senior Editor
Thompson Fred

The Failure of Normality

The unhappy lessons of the Thompson campaign.

5:09 PM, Nov 2, 2015 • By ANDREW FERGUSON




The Common Core Commotion

Haven’t we seen this movie before?

Jul 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42

The 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field (April 23, 2014)

George Will at Bat

Wrigley Field and the national pastime.

May 26, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 35

‘Evening at Kuerners’ (1970)

Terror in the Abstract

How Andrew Wyeth saw the world, and himself.

May 19, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 34


Who Profits?

May 5, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 32

The rejected Eisenhower Memorial design

Who Spikes Ike?

Apr 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 30

David Clark

Wrong Again

The economists’ confession.

Mar 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 27

‘Two smiling mature women sitting outside  on patio having appetizers’

Brave New Stereotypes

Behold the Lean In Collection

Mar 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26

Buster the dog.

Buster Qua Buster

Andrew Ferguson ponders Buster

Feb 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 21

Henry Payne

Washington’s Blockheads

The perpetual adulation of Herblock.

Feb 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 21

Cowperthwaite in 1967

No Statistics, No Mischief

A modest proposal for the new Fed chairman.

Jan 27, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 19

The Huntington Library

Cynic’s Progress

The brave life and mysterious death of Ambrose Bierce.

Dec 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 16

Promethean neopelagians, beware.

Speed Reading the Pope

50,000 words, boiled down—way down.

Dec 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 15


What Happened in Laramie

Everything you know about Matthew Shepard is wrong

Nov 18, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 10


Washington Builds a Bugaboo

How does Senator Ted Cruz tick off liberals? Let us count the ways.

Sep 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 03

David Clark

The Oldest War

Remember when the battle of the sexes was a laughing matter?

Aug 12, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 45

Leonard Garment, acting White House counsel, May 1973

Nixon and All That Jazz

Leonard Garment, 1924-2013

Jul 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 43


Downsize Ike

Jun 24, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 39

The Newsroom

Shielding What from Whom?

Jun 3, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 36

Gary Locke

It Just Gets More and More Dismal

Caution: economists at work.

May 6, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 32

C.F. Payne

The Heretic

Who is Thomas Nagel and why are so many of his fellow academics condemning him?

Mar 25, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 27


Andrew Ferguson is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard and is the author of Fools' Names, Fools' Faces (1996) and Land of Lincoln: Adventures in Abe's America (2007). Ferguson's most recent book, Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course on Getting His Kid into College, was published in 2010 by Simon and Schuster.

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