William McGurn is the Chief Editorial Writer for The Wall Street Journal. He began his career as the managing editor at the American Spectator. In 1989, he moved to National Review where he was the Washington Bureau Chief until 1992. From 1992 to 1998, McGurn served as the senior editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review, before moving to The Wall Street Journal in 1998. He holds a B.A. in philosophy from Notre Dame.