NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 29, 2007--The New York Times
announced today that beginning Monday, January 7, William Kristol will
write a weekly column for its Op-Ed page.
"We are thrilled to add Bill Kristol's distinctive voice to our
Op-Ed page," said Andrew Rosenthal, editorial page editor. "He is a
captivating writer and keen observer of the political landscape. His
work will undoubtedly be provocative in this election year."
Mr. Kristol is editor of the influential Washington-based
political magazine, The Weekly Standard. Widely recognized as one of
the nation's leading political analysts and commentators, Mr. Kristol
regularly appears on Fox News Sunday and on the Fox News Channel.
Before starting The Weekly Standard in 1995, Mr. Kristol led the
Project for the Republican Future, where he helped shape the strategy
that produced the 1994 Republican Congressional victory. Prior to
that, Mr. Kristol served as chief of staff to Vice President Dan
Quayle during the Bush administration and to Secretary of Education
William Bennett under President Reagan. Before coming to Washington in
1985, Mr. Kristol taught politics at the University of Pennsylvania
and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
Mr. Kristol recently co-authored The New York Times bestseller
"The War Over Iraq: America's Mission and Saddam's Tyranny."
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