Was the chief speechwriter for President George W. Bush from June 2006 until February 2008, replacing Michael Gerson. Formerly an executive with Newscorp, McGurn also served as the chief editorial writer with The Wall Street Journal. From 1992 to 1998 McGurn served as the senior editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review. Prior to this he was the Washington bureau chief of National Review. He now writes “Main Street” at the Wall Street Journal. McGurn is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Boston University.