Robert L. Pollock

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Robert L. Pollock is an editorial writer and Wall Street Journal editorial board member.


Robert Pollock was born in Buffalo, New York. He studied at Yale and was a member of the Party of the Right (Yale)

Pollock joined the Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels as an editorial page writer in 1995. He moved to The Wall Street Journal's headquarters in New York in 2000 as an assistant features editor. In 2002 Pollock became an editorial writer and in 2005 he joined the Editorial Board. He received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Yale University. Pollock was a finalist for the Pulitzer prize in 2003 for his editorials on the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its delaying of cancer drug approval. Pollock makes frequent appearances on television shows such as that on CNBC and Fox News as well as radio appearances on WABC.


  • "Much of what Iran has been doing, they would be allowed to do out in the open. But they've been lying to the international community."[1]
  • "All that means is decreasing -- all that means is decreasing the length of some breaks from tours of duty and increasing the lengths of some tours of duty. That's not a hard thing to do when you've got 1.4 million troops."[2]


  1. ^ PBS: The Journal Editorial Report transcript: One on One. September 17, 2004.
  2. ^ RealClearPolitics: The Journal Editorial Report transcript: A New Plan: Winning in Iraq. December 16, 2006.

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