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Jim Swift

Deputy Online Editor — The Weekly Standard
Covers:  economics, 2nd amendment issues, senate, congress, politics, house, conservative politics, trade

Deputy Online Editor @weeklystandard | http://tws.io/Swift | Cleveland sports fan | I've made more PCU gifs than anyone on the 'net.

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Former Senate and House economic policy staffer. I work at The Weekly Standard as deputy online editor.

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Jul 24, 2017

@MtWest9 Which is why the front desk called me right as I was about to order a steak dinner at the Eagles club here in Huron. Too barky.

Jul 24, 2017

@MtWest9 In fairness he is about the size of some cats, but he can be a bit of a bully to the big dogs. Loud and fast.

Jul 24, 2017

RT @avermeule: Have the decency not to send saccharine messages to Charlie Gard's parents, whose judgment you rejected and whose h…

Jul 24, 2017

Area dog enjoys road trip after successfully barking his way out of a few hours in his crate. Rewarded with ice cream. #MoralHazard https://t.co/x4FZ6VApj7

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance researcher at CQ Roll Call.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! We have a type writer at work and I use it for short letters to people. I am not a hipster.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

In my limited experience, that varies. But, in short, it means asking the questions you think need to be asked and reporting the answers...