Andrew Ferguson

Senior Editor
Lincoln circa 1860

Saving President Lincoln

The scholarly achievement of Harry Jaffa.

Jan 26, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 19 • By ANDREW FERGUSON



Advice to Graduates

Advice to Graduates

Sleep through the commencement speech.

May 10, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 32

Nudge Nudge, Wink Wink

Nudge Nudge, Wink Wink

Behavioral economics—the governing theory of Obama’s nanny state.

Apr 19, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 29

Evan Bayh,  Tough Chooser

Evan Bayh, Tough Chooser

Another senator who’s too good for Washington.

Mar 1, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 23

Driving While Distracted

Driving While Distracted

Ray LaHood, government guy, targets our ­cell phones.

Feb 22, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 22

How the Game Is Played

How the Game Is Played

Political insiders reveal their reptilian character in a new bestseller.

Feb 1, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 19

Lamb’s Slaughter

Thank you, C-SPAN.

Jan 18, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 17

Essential Platitudes

8:53 PM, Dec 1, 2009

Hark! the Heralded Dylan Sings

Bob Dylan fans are the battered wives of the music industry.

Nov 9, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 08

Park Disservice

Andrew Ferguson, cave man.

Oct 19, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 05

Passive-Aggressive at the U.N.

Obama boldly proclaims a new meekness.

Oct 5, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 03

Ted's Last Hurrah

The authorized version of the Kennedy myth receives one more installment.

Sep 28, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 02

Need a Student Loan?

Boy, does Uncle Sam have a deal for you.

Aug 3, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 43

The Fawn Patrol

How embarrassing can the 'coverage' get?

Jun 22, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 38

Some Industries Deserve Bankruptcy

'Newsweek' and Katie and Maureen--oh my!

Jun 1, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 35

'Elements' at 50

It's an etiquette book, not a collection of inflexible rules.

May 18, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 33

The SAT and Its Enemies

Fear and loathing in college admissions.

May 4, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 31

Lincoln Incarnate

If our 16th president were alive today, chances are he wouldn't be Barack Obama.

Mar 16, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 25

A Ph.D. in Every Pot

Obama's diploma mill.

Mar 9, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 24

J. Edgar Moyers

The biggest hypocrite in America.

Mar 2, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 23

Up the Academy

Just what America needs--more 'public servants.'

Feb 9, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 19


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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