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Jonathan V. Last

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Jonathan V. Last is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard in Washington. His writings have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Post, The Claremont Review of Books, First Things, The Week, Salon, Slate, TV Guide, and elsewhere.

He lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.


I love Joe Queenan, but his chapteron getting your kids through the school years might be my single favorite stand-alone essay of his, ever. And now the Wall Street Journal has run an adaptation of it, which you can read here.


The Dadly Virtues keeps trucking along to Father’s Day . . .

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Published on May 23, 2015 09:21
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“It’s evident to anyone paying attention that zero tolerance equals 100 percent stupidity. But you have to understand that zero-tolerance rules aren’t about protecting kids. They exist to protect the adults who are too cowardly to make judgments.”
Jonathan V. Last, The Seven Deadly Virtues: 18 Conservative Writers on Why the Virtuous Life is Funny as Hell

“To raise a child is to submit to a staggering amount of work, much of which is deeply unpleasant. It would be crazy to have children if they weren't so damned important.”
Jonathan V. Last, What to Expect When No One's Expecting: America's Coming Demographic Disaster

“One of the mitigating benefits of children is that they make a Lego habit more respectable.”
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