Jonah Goldberg

Jonah Goldberg is one of the most prominent conservative journalists today. His column, syndicated by Tribune Media Services, offers shrewd analysis on a wide range of subjects, from political philosophy and economic trends to popular culture, with an entertaining writing style that speaks to a whole new generation.

With keen wit and hard-hitting insight, Goldberg brings a fresh perspective to the typical right-left debate, by rejecting party lines, talking points and stale clichés. He is the 2001 winner of the prestigious Lowell Thomas Award.

Goldberg's columns and articles have rapidly generated a large readership. A member of the USA Today Board of Contributors, Goldberg is a contributing editor for National Review and founding editor of "National Review Online." He is a former columnist and contributing editor for Brill's Content and former media critic for The American Enterprise. He also served as Washington columnist for the Times of London. Goldberg has written about politics and culture for the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, Worth, Commentary, the Public Interest, the Claremont Review of Books, the Wilson Quarterly, the Weekly Standard, Slate, TheStreet.com, New York Post, Women's Quarterly and Food and Wine.

Goldberg has appeared on "Good Morning America," "Larry King Live," "Today," "Nightline," "Hardball with Chris Matthews," "Politically Incorrect," "Special Report with Brit Hume," "Geraldo," "NBC Nightly News" and numerous other television and radio programs. He was senior producer of the award-winning series "Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg" on PBS. He has written and produced several PBS documentaries and specials.


 

Jonah Goldberg Samples

Saudi Arabia opens window of opportunity for Obama

Have you heard about the secret conspiracy between the Saudis and the White House? With no help from Barack Obama, the U.S. has launched an energy revolution, becoming the world's leading oil and natural gas producer.

Obama, ignoring realities, sticks to his comfort zone

A week after his State of the Union address, political observers are still trying to figure out what President Obama's game is.

Obama still reading from the same old script

It's hard to believe that was only President Obama's sixth State of the Union address. And when he talks, he's often talking about himself -- particularly about things he's said on other occasions when he was talking.

Jews, outnumbered by Muslims, suffer under mob rule

In the wake of the terrorist attack on a kosher market in Paris, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked French Jews to come home. I don't particularly like that advice. Still, what Netanyahu understands is that there is strength in numbers.

Ducking reality: Administration goes to rhetorical extremes on terror attacks

Could this argument be any dumber? The Obama administration has forced America and much of the world into a debate no one wanted or needed.

The problem with Romney nostalgia

In 2007, when President Obama announced that he was running for president, he did it in Springfield, Ill., to highlight his supposed connection to Abraham Lincoln.

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