Gene Healy

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Gene Healy is an American political pundit, journalist and editor. He serves as Vice President at the libertarian think tank Cato Institute, as well as a contributing editor to Liberty magazine.

Biography[edit]

Education[edit]

Gee Healy holds a B.A. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.[1]

Career[edit]

He is editor of the book Go Directly to Jail: The Criminalization of Almost Everything and author of The Cult of the Presidency: America’s Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power.[2] The Cult of the Presidency "was praised across the ideological spectrum, including from Ezra Klein and George Will at the Washington Post, the Economist, and Glenn Greenwald at The Guardian."[3] His research interests include executive power and the role of the presidency and federalism and over criminalization.[1]

He has appeared on PBS’s Newshour and has been a guest on NPR’s Talk of the Nation. His writing has been published in a number of major newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, and the Legal Times. He writes a weekly column for the Washington Examiner.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

  • False Idol: Barack Obama and the Continuing Cult of the Presidency
  • The Cult of the Presidency: America’s Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power
  • Go Directly to Jail: The Criminalization of Almost Everything (editor)[1]

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