General Manager, Townhall.com/HotAir
Garthwaite has been with Townhall.com since its launch in 1995, taking over as Editor in 1998. Following the 2005 spin-off from the Heritage Foundation, Garthwaite was elevated to editor-in-chief and has continued in that capacity since Townhall.com was aquirred by Salem Communicatons in 2006. In 2009, Garthwaite was appointed to the position of General Manager. In 2010, Townhall.com acquired HotAir.com.
He can be followed at @JonGarthwaite
Prior to devoting his efforts toward Townhall.com, Garthwaite served as Director of Online Communications at the Heritage Foundation where he managed Heritage's web presence at heritage.org. Prior to Heritage, Garthwaite coordinated the Internet site for the Leadership Institute in Northern Virginia, and assisted Colorado State Representative Mark Paschall. Garthwaite received his B.S. from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. He lives in the Washington D.C. area with his wife Sarah and children, Emily and Chandler.
Dozens of mainstream media polls are already anointing front-runners and also-rans, but the real campaign doesn’t get going until the candidates look each other eye to eye and face off in a debate.
Virginia Tech, feminism, the Duke rape case and partial birth abortion. That's what Townhall.com readers were talking about during the week that was -- April 15-21
What were Townhall.com readers reading this week? One word -- Imus! Six out of the top ten articles this week were about Imus, Sharpton, and the media's double-standard on civility.
Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria, Rosie O'Donnell, gay conservatives and Jihadist vied for the top spot but Ann Coulter reclaimed her crown at #1 in this week's Townhall Top Ten. See what else Townhall.com readers were talking about during the week that was -- April 1-7
Global Warming was hot again last week with Walter Williams and Michael Barone commenting. Radical Islam and national Security too. The winning trifecta this past week was Coulter, D'Souza, and Mike Adams. See what else Townhall.com readers were talking about during the week that was -- March 25 - March 31.
Reducing the number of nonbiodegradable plastic bags tangled in neighborhood streets and piling up in landfills for hundreds of years is a noble undertaking, but San Francisco's government imposed bag ban is one more in a series of nanny state edicts from government upon the governed.
When Ann Coulter writes a column about global warming, what do you get? #1
On March 5, an anonymous visitor to the popular video-sharing site YouTube uploaded a video attacking Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and promoting the candidacy of Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill.
The Media, Iraq, Gingrich, Global Warming, Gays, and Jihadists. And a lot of satire from Mike Adams. That's what Townhall.com readers were talking about during the week that was -- March 11-17, 2007
If this week had a theme, it was certainly 'Ann Coulter'. Ann suffered a week of attacks but survived. Are you really suprised? Townhall.com readers didn't abandon Ann and she found herself at #3 this week. See what else Townhall.com readers were talking about during the week that was -- March 4th-10th, 2007
Well, this week's Top Ten could probably just be Mike Adams and nine runners-up as Mike's investigative report on Kent State professor Julio Pino caught the attention of readers, newspapers, Fox News, and the Drudge Report. One of the most read pieces in a long-long time. To get to Mike's report though, you're going to have to get through nine other fantastic pieces from Doug Giles, Dennis Prager, Thomas Sowell, Michael Medved, and others.
What Townhall.com readers were talking about during the week that was -- Feb 18-24, 2007
Thomas Sowell and his three-part series on global warming hysteria took took the top three spots. See what else Townhall.com readers were talking about during the week that was -- Feb 11-17
Hey, have you heard the latest gossip from the campaign trail? Don't tell anyone I told you, but Barack Obama smokes cigarettes -- can you believe it?
Tailgating wasn’t specifically banned at the game but the NFL’s “items banned from stadium grounds” list certainly resembled the “items required for a successful tailgate party” recommended by the American Tailgaters Association.
When is a dollar not actually a dollar? When you're in Canada. Another question: When is an hour not an hour?
Bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza sat down with Townhall.com to discuss his recently released book, The Enemy At Home – The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11
In the midst of the Iraq Study Group report, hearings on the next defense secretary, resigning U.N. ambassadors, and the ongoing war on terror, NASA decided this past Monday was the right time to announce that we'll all be living on the moon in 25 years.
This Thanksgiving the crazy uncle was a Democratic congressman from New York and soon-to-be chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Actually, the Democrats have plenty of crazy uncles — and aunts for that matter — but Charles Rangel took the drumstick this time.
By the slimmest of margins, Missourians passed Amendment 2, which puts a protective bubble around embryonic stem-cell research, prohibits future regulations, and even creates a loophole so biotech companies can research cloning technologies similar to how "Dolly the sheep" was created.