The National Review is a semi-monthly political magazine. It was founded by author William F. Buckley, Jr. in 1955. The magazine is based in New York City. It contains conservative news and opinion and is often considered the main journal of conservative opinion and ideas. The magazine has had a big role in the Conservative movement and has helped promote many ideas used by conservative politicians. The editors of the National Review were Jonah Goldberg and Rich Lowry until Goldberg left for The Dispatch. The current editors are Lowry and Ramesh Ponnuru.