Michael Gerson

Syndicated Columnist, The Washington Post

Michael Gerson is a nationally syndicated columnist, whose work appears twice weekly in The Washington Post and nearly 100 other newspapers, and a fellow at ONE, a bipartisan organization dedicated to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable diseases. Until 2006, he served President George W. Bush as assistant to the president for policy and strategic planning, deputy assistant, director of presidential speechwriting, speechwriting assistant, and policy advisor. Gerson is the author of Heroic Conservatism and co-author of City of Man: Religion and Politics in a New Era. He appears regularly on “PBS NewsHour,” “Face the Nation,” and other programs. 

Videos/Audio of Michael Gerson

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