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



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

Hope? Change?

The Obama Delusion, Explained

Making excuses for the president.

Sep 10, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 48

Super Mitt

Learning to Like Mitt

Andrew Ferguson, reluctant Romneyite

Sep 3, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 47

Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal’s Fan Club

What, exactly, did they admire about the man?

Aug 13, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 44

Mark Regnerus

Revenge of the Sociologists

The perils of politically incorrect academic research

Jul 30, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 43

Young Obama

Self-Made Man

Barack Obama’s autobiographical fictions

Jun 18, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 38

Photo of Steny Hoyer and Eric Cantor

Cronies ’R’ Us

May 28, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 35

Image of a phrenologist's skull

The New Phrenology

How liberal psychopundits understand the conservative brain.

May 21, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 34

Bloom holding the book

The Book That Drove Them Crazy

Allan Bloom’s ‘Closing of the American Mind’ 25 years later.

Apr 9, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 29

Photo of a newborn baby sleeping

Declaring War on Newborns

The disgrace of medical ethics.

Mar 19, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 26

Image of proposed design for Eisenhower memorial

Re-Gendered Ike

Mar 12, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 25

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


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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