Thursday, March 8, 2012

Are Think Tanks Becoming Too Political?

The Hudson Institute held on event on February 16, 2012 titled "Are Think Tanks Becoming Too Political."

The four panelists were:
  • Michael Franc, Heritage Foundation Vice President for Government Studies
  • Will Marshall, President & Founder of Progressive Policy Institute (PPI)
  • Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress (CAP)
  • Tevi Troy, Hudson Institute Senior Fellow, and Health Policy Advisor to Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign
The moderator was Christopher DeMuth, Hudson Institute Distinguished Fellow and former President of American Enterprise Institute (AEI).

The 120-minute C-Span recorded video can be watched here.

For more discussion, check out Tevi Troy's article in National Journal titled "Devaluing The Think Tank."  Also check out this article written by Emily Badger for Miller-McCune.