Andrew Ferguson

Senior Editor
Gary Locke

Going for the Gold

Jeff Bell’s unorthodox Senate campaign.

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By ANDREW FERGUSON



Cartoon of a statue of Clinton being cleaned off

The Big Creep

An attempt to rehabilitate Bill Clinton is in full bloom. Unsurprisingly, the would-be hagiographers leave a lot out.

Feb 27, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 23

Cartoon of Obama handing B.S. diploma to college graduate saddled with loans

The Great Tuition Pander

Obama versus the bursars.

Feb 6, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 20

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Upstairs at the White House

Who knows what the first marriage is really like?

Jan 30, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 19

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AWW Shucks

The siren song of Washington, D.C.

Jan 23, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 18

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Dwight’s Dream

The demise of middlebrow America.

Dec 26, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 15

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A Nightmare of a Dream Team

Obama’s intellectuals.

Dec 19, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 14

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The Chump Effect

Reporters are credulous, studies show.

Dec 5, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 12

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My Fab Flub

Andrew Ferguson, Beatle bungler

Nov 28, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 11

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George’s God

The faith of the Quiet Beatle.

Nov 21, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 10

Cartoon of Jackie Kennedy Onassis Being Erased

Jackie, Oh No

The Kennedy apparat swings into action again.

Oct 3, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 03

Cartoon of Perry Fighting with College Professor

Perry and the Profs

He picked the right fight.

Sep 19, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 01

Rick Perry Photo

Rick Perry, Annotated

The Texas governor enters the race

Aug 29, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 46

Jim Leach Cartoon

Civility, Obama Style

The portentous pronouncements of the humanities czar

Aug 8, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 44

Huntsman Picture

The Rethinking Man’s Candidate

Meet Jon Huntsman

Jul 18, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 41

Frog Prince

Based on Balls

Andrew Ferguson on what statistics don't show

Jun 20, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 38

Born to Run

Weekend Reading Assignments: Superhuman Runners, Vexing Virtues and the Civil War

Book recommendations from the staff of THE WEEKLY STANDARD.

2:30 PM, May 28, 2011

David Mamet and Family

Converting Mamet

A playwright’s progress

May 23, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 34

The Quotas Everyone Ignores

The Quotas Everyone Ignores

Why universities are quietly favoring white males once again.

Mar 28, 2011, Vol. 16, 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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