Andrew Ferguson

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Big (Phony) Data

A study in credulity.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By ANDREW FERGUSON



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

Photo of Michelle and Barack Obama

Upstairs at the White House

Who knows what the first marriage is really like?

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

Photo of Rick Santorum

AWW Shucks

The siren song of Washington, D.C.

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

Photo of Leonard Bernstein conducting a ‘Young People’s Concert’ in 1958

Dwight’s Dream

The demise of middlebrow America.

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

Photo of two mice

A Nightmare of a Dream Team

Obama’s intellectuals.

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

Photo of Diederik Stapel

The Chump Effect

Reporters are credulous, studies show.

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

Blurred image of George Harrison

My Fab Flub

Andrew Ferguson, Beatle bungler

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

Photo of the Beatles with the Maharishi

George’s God

The faith of the Quiet Beatle.

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


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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