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Jay Cost

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Jay received his MA from the University of Chicago.

Biography: Jay Cost writes the twice-weekly 'Morning Jay' column for the Weekly Standard and was previously a writer for RealClearPolitic and a popular political blogger. Cost received a BA in government from the University of Virginia and an MA in political science from the University of Chicago. He lives in Pennsylvania.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Jay Cost on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Spoiled rotten :
ISBN: 9780062041166 OCLC: 757484044

Broadside Books, New York : ©2012.

Presents a history of the Democratic party in the United States that examines tragic decline of the coalition that has long since abandoned its Jacksonian ideals.