Fred Hiatt

Editorial page editorWashington, D.C.

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Americans now have no patience for mistakes, even well-meaning ones.

  • Oct 19, 2014

When it comes to entitlement reform, as far as this administration is concerned: mission accomplished.

  • Oct 5, 2014

Our incomplete version of history masks the offensiveness of a very real slur.

  • Sep 21, 2014

Even a great president had his foibles. How tolerant would voters today be of them?

  • Aug 24, 2014

We’re seeing the effects of U.S. disengagement.

  • Jul 27, 2014

Obama’s White House is in need of a shake-up.

  • Jul 13, 2014

The modern parallels to Russian attacks on Boris Pasternak.

  • Jun 29, 2014

Howard Schultz says Washington’s “inability to get things done” is having an ever-deeper effect on citizens and businesses throughout the country.

  • Jun 19, 2014

Iraq’s turmoil highlights what President Obama misunderstood about foreign policy.

  • Jun 15, 2014

Is this really where Obama wants to end up?

  • Jun 3, 2014
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About
Fred Hiatt is the editorial page editor of The Post. He writes editorials for the newspaper and a biweekly column that appears on Mondays. He also contributes to the PostPartisan blog. Hiatt has been with The Post since 1981. Earlier, he worked as a reporter for the Atlanta Journal and the Washington Star. At The Post, he covered government, politics, development and other issues in Fairfax County and statewide in Virginia, and later military and national security affairs on the newspaper’s national staff. From 1987 to 1990, he and his wife were co-bureau chiefs of The Post’s Tokyo bureau, and from 1991 to 1995 they served as correspondents and co-bureau chiefs in Moscow. He joined the editorial board in 1996 and became editorial page editor in 2000. He is the author of “The Secret Sun: A Novel of Japan,” which was published in 1992, as well as two books for children, “If I Were Queen of the World” (1997) and “Baby Talk ” (1999). He also wrote “Nine Days” (2013), a novel for young adults. 
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