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Jeb Bush and wife Columba on Election Day, November 3, 1998

Bush’s Forgotten Book

Self-government begins with citizens.

Apr 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 31 • By ANDREW FERGUSON

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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

Shepard

What Happened in Laramie

Everything you know about Matthew Shepard is wrong

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

newscom

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

Memorials

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

Richard Blanco

Blanco Verse

Really bad inaugural poetry.

Feb 4, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 20

Ken Myers

Pop Goes the Culture

One man’s quest to preserve and defend the good, the true, and the beautiful

Jan 14, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 17

A tree threatens the house

When Good Trees Go Bad

Andrew Ferguson, arbor assassin

Dec 31, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 16

Mayor Richard J. Daley overlooking a public-works project (1966)

Whose Kind of Town?

Understanding the Second City.

Dec 10, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 13

William Niskanen

Gorging the Beast

Tax cuts didn’t starve big government.

Nov 26, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 11

George Herbert Walker Obama

George Herbert Walker Obama

Andrew Ferguson, campaign veteran

Nov 5, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 08

Panicky progressives

Staggering Idiocy

Panicky progressives struggle for reasons to support Obama.

Oct 22, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 06

President Obama

The Obama Delusion, cont.

Michael Lewis swoons...over nothing.

Sep 24, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 02

BIOGRAPHY

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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