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

The challenge of stopping do-it-yourself jihadism

On Thursday, Australian authorities claimed they thwarted a plot by supporters of the Islamic State to grab random people off the street and then behead the captured citizens on videotape.

Obama is rushing into war against Islamic State

We are in a very strange place right now. Obama didn't merely ignore the threat of Islamic State for the better part of a year, he ridiculed the notion the terror group was anything but a "jayvee team." Sort of.

Is the Islamic State really un-Islamic?

"Now let's make two things clear: ISIL is not Islamic. About the second point reasonable people can quibble. More relevant, it doesn't really matter if it's a state. The president's first assertion is trickier. Not even a little?

Upholding America's honor in a dangerous world

"I should have anticipated the optics," President Obama said by way of acknowledging that golfing right after making a statement about the beheading of James Foley looked bad.

A foreign legion for losers

On the Internet, you're never really alone. That's great.

No military dog left behind

We've all heard the expression: "A man's best friend is his equipment." You haven't? It's a bit more complicated than that. That is, right up until the moment these dogs are "retired." Need convincing?

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