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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is a twice-weekly columnist for the New York Post, a weekly columnist for National Review Online, a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard magazine and a consulting editor at ReganBooks. He was co-founder and deputy editor of the Weekly Standard from 1995-1997 before joining the New York Post as its Editorial Page Editor. Later, he also served as the paper's arts and features editor before becoming a full-time columnist. Mr. Podhoretz has worked at Time, The Washington Times, Insight and U.S. News & World Report. He served as speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan in 1988 and as special assistant to Drug Czar William Bennett. He was co-founder as well of the White House Writers Group, a corporate speechwriting and public-relations firm in Washington, D.C. His book, HELL OF A RIDE: Backstage at the White House Follies 1989-1993, was published by Simon & Schuster. Mr. Podhoretz lives in Brooklyn Heights with his wife, Ayala.

BUSH COUNTRY: How Dubya Became a Great President While Driving Liberals Insane (St. Martin’s, 2004)