John Fund is a columnist for The Wall Street Journal and writes the “On The Trail” column for the paper’s OpinionJournal.com. He is also a contributor to the 24-hour cable new channels CNBC and MSNBC. He joined the Journal in 1984 as deputy editorial features editor. In 1986, he became an editorial page writer specializing in politics and government, and he was a member of the editorial board from 1995 to 2001. A former staffer for the California State Legislature, he is author of several books, including Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy and Cleaning House: America’s Campaign for Term Limits.