YGL Snapshot: Jon Ward

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We profile YGL and The Daily Caller’s Senior Political Reporter Jon Ward as he shares some of his favorite things.

Photo by Tony Powell

Reading now?
“Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus” by Rick Perlstein and “Washington: A Life” by Ron Chernow. I recently finished a great book about Teddy Roosevelt called “River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey” by Candice Millard

On your iPod?
Mumford and Son’s “Sigh No More,” The Roots’ “How I Got Over” and Sufjan Stevens’ “The Age of Adz”

Favorite quote of the moment?
“Journalism, done right, is enormously powerful because it does not seek power. It seeks truth.” It’s a quote from Mark Bowden’s October 2009 article in The Atlantic.

Favorite app?
Google Maps

Something surprising about you?
I never wrote for my college newspaper.

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