Jonathan Chait : biography. 1972 – Jonathan Chait ( born 1972) is a commentator and writer for New York magazine. TNR’s group blog, with the Jonathan Chait Blog. You can find the original opening text of the article in Jonathan Chait’s blog post critiquing the story. Jonathan Chait at The New Republic debunks a fairly common fallacy: that earning more income makes you poorer under a system that. The meaning…