Daniel Foster

Daniel Foster is news editor of National Review Online.In the interest of full disclosure, he was a philosophy major and does not have a trust fund.

The Legend of Cory Booker


HISTORIANS OF THE YMCA’s “Youth in Government” legislative simulations will recall that in 2001, after two solid terms in the state senate, your correspondent was elected Youth Governor of New Jersey in a blue-state upset that saw a reform-minded conservative succeed on a platform of tax cuts, school choice, and marijuana decriminalization.  Less often remembered […]

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Cap And Frown


“God, what a mess / on the ladder of success / When you take one step and miss the whole first rung. / Dreams unfulfilled / Graduate unskilled / Beats picking cotton and waiting to be forgotten.” —The Replacements, “Bastards of Young” RELAX, GENERATION Y. It’s much worse than you think. According to the shiny […]

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