Syndicated Columnist, The Washington Post; Senior Advisor, ONE
Michael Gerson is a political and cultural commentator, a syndicated columnist whose column appears twice weekly in The Washington Post and nearly 100 other newspapers, and a senior advisor at ONE, a nonpartisan advocacy group committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease. He previously 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.