Jim Pethokoukis is a columnist and blogger for the American Enterprise Institute. Previously, he was the Washington columnist for Reuters Breakingviews. Pethokoukis has written for many publications including U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, The Weekly Standard, Commentary, USA Today and Investor’s Business Daily. Pethokoukis is also an official CNBC contributor.
In addition, he has appeared numerous times on MSNBC, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, The McLaughlin Group, CNN and Nightly Business Report on PBS. A graduate of Northwestern University and the Medill School of Journalism, Pethokoukis is a 2002 Jeopardy! champion. Be sure to follow Jim on Twitter at @JimPethokoukis.
In the second segment, R.J. (literally) sat down with the great conservative scholar Dr. Charles Kesler for an in-person interview to discuss his newly released book “I Am The Change: Barack Obama and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism.”
Kesler is a senior fellow of the Claremont Institute, editor of the Claremont Review of Books and professor of government at Claremont McKenna College. Dr. Kesler also teaches in the Claremont Institute’s Publius Fellows Program and Lincoln Fellows Program.