Jonathan V. Last

Senior Writer
gay marriage

The Big, Fat, Gay Marriage Post-Mortem

2:38 PM, Jul 1, 2015 • By JONATHAN V. LAST



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The Campus Left Begins to Implode

11:26 AM, Mar 26, 2015

Just How Bad Is it for Hillary?

1:25 PM, Mar 19, 2015


Japan's Robot Babies

Why immigration probably won't save Japan from demographic decline.

2:28 PM, Feb 25, 2015

Bill Belichick

The End of Deflategate

Science acquits Belichick and Brady. Even though we know in our hearts that they’re guilty of something.

2:28 PM, Jan 30, 2015

Bill Belichick

Two Cheers for the Patriots

11:45 AM, Jan 28, 2015

Romney up

In Romney We Trust

Help us, Mitt. You’re our only hope.

3:01 PM, Jan 22, 2015

David Clegg

Brickenomics 101

Jonathan V. Last, Lego investor

Jan 26, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 19

Pvt. Jason Kukkola, George W. Bush, Anita Kukkola at Walter Reed (2005)

The Art of Healing

Mothers, sons, daughters, and soldiers

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16

The Victims of Communism Memorial, Washington, D.C.

First a Memorial, Then a Museum

Remembering the victims of communism.

Dec 1, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 12

Gary Locke

Virtues, Past & Present

The old ones are still the best ones

Nov 10, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 09

What, if anything, can be done to save the family?

Our Endangered Species

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CDC director Thomas Frieden and colleagues

Six Reasons to Panic

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Jonathan V. Last, comic custodian

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03


The Era of Big Twitter Is Over

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Game of Yawns

Jonathan V. Last abdicates the Throne

Aug 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45


Jonathan V. Last is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard. His writings have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Post, the Claremont Review of Books, First Things, the Week, Salon, Slate, TV Guide, and elsewhere.

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