Fred Barnes

Executive Editor
Gary Locke

Rick Perry, Version 2.0

After a disastrous 2012, he’s alive and kicking. But will voters give him a second chance?

Jul 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43 • By FRED BARNES



Barack Obama

Don’t Go Wobbly

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

The Capitol Building

Win the Winnable

Dec 3, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 12

Barnes Editorial Photo

Operation Push Back

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

Obama thinking

Same Old Obama

5:10 PM, Nov 14, 2012

Election Results roll in

A Setback, Not a Catastrophe

The Democrats’ success was Obamacentric.

Nov 19, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 10


A Status Quo Election

3:15 AM, Nov 7, 2012

Romney up

Why Romney Will Win

12:20 PM, Nov 5, 2012

Obama throws the pitch

Good Riddance...

To the 2012 campaign.

Nov 12, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 09

President Obama

Botching the Debates

How Biden and Obama blew it.

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

Mitt Romney

Romney Passed the Test

1:45 AM, Oct 23, 2012

Tom Cotton

A Rising Political Star in Arkansas

The state's Republicans are in tall cotton.

Oct 29, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 07

obama and romney

Not a Game Changer

1:38 AM, Oct 17, 2012

Alan Stallings III

Death Be Not Proud

Fred Barnes's Polish errand

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


Obama Didn’t Save Us

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

Joe Biden

Biden Bombed

12:06 AM, Oct 12, 2012


Fred Barnes is executive editor of The Weekly Standard, which he cofounded in 1995. From 1985 to 1995, he was senior editor and White House correspondent for the New Republic. He covered the Supreme Court and the White House for the Washington Star before moving to the Baltimore Sun in 1979. He served as the national political correspondent for the Sun and wrote the "Presswatch" media column for the American Spectator.

Barnes appears regularly on the Fox News Channel. From 1988 to 1998 he was a regular panelist on the McLaughlin Group. He has also appeared on Nightline, Meet the Press, Face the Nation, and the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Barnes graduated from the University of Virginia and was a Neiman Fellow at Harvard University.

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