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

In Ferguson, a race to be wrong

The events in Ferguson, Missouri, have launched a familiar spectacle: the race to be wrong first. Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American man, was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

America's selective libertarianism

There's an old rule in journalism: All you need are three good examples to prove a trend. And by that measure, writer Robert Draper had more than he needed to declare a new "libertarian moment" in American politics.

Prepare for a long war against the Islamic State

The hawks were wrong about a lot, but some got one thing right. In the early days after 9/11 there was a lot of talk about a "clash of civilizations" and a long "existential struggle" facing the West.

Obama remains consistent in his indifference to slaughter

In the summer of 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama was asked if he was worried that his proposed withdrawal from Iraq would result in ethnic cleansing or even genocide. He scoffed at the premise.

Obama remains consistent in his indifference to slaughter

In the summer of 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama was asked if he was worried that his proposed withdrawal from Iraq would result in ethnic cleansing or even genocide. He scoffed at the premise.

WWI demons live

World War I started one century ago. For most Americans, the war is like algebra or frog anatomy -- something you have to study briefly in school but then never have to think about again.

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