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

Huckabee's 'oven' remark taken out of context

It's been a hard time for politicians not named "Trump" to get any attention, but Mike Huckabee managed it.

How to kill the summer job

I had a lot of summer jobs. Truth be told, all I wanted out of most of these gigs was beer money. These early part-time or temporary jobs teach young people to manage money. Basically, working teaches young people how to work.

Obama has failed to bridge the partisan divide

Surely this wasn't what Barack Obama had in mind. One need not revisit the mountains of purple prose that greeted Obama's ascent to the White House.

The Trump lesson that Bush and Clinton should heed

For those of us who predicted the inevitable, watching Donald Trump verbally wander into a field of face-whacking garden rakes like Sideshow Bob fills one with a mixture of schadenfreude and affirmation.

Liberal theory of justice doesn't support abortion

I wonder what John Rawls would think of the market for fetal livers. The great liberal philosopher isn't quite a household name, but his influence on contemporary American liberalism and political philosophy is hard to overstate.

Zero tolerance for Confederate flag, nuance for Islamic terror

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- "Nice flag!" the woman shouted sarcastically, adding: "F--- you!"

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