Thursday, July 21, 2016

Think Tank Quickies (#229)

  • Vice President Joe Biden lays into Donald Trump's foreign policy at CNAS. 
  • Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg faces questions at conservative think tank AEI over last month's allegations that the company harbors an anti-conservative bias.
  • Think tank (AEI) hires Republican education staffer (from New America) "with cool glasses."
  • Bernie Sanders out of step with two think tanks - CAP and Demos.
  • Think tanks = sock puppets of political parties?
  • Stephen Walt bashes think tank report from CNAS.
  • Matthew Yglesias: 3,000 word explainers on think tank Twitter fights are the new clickbait.
  • Former DC think tanker on his experience telecommuting from a different state.
  • National Federation of Independent Business (NFID) has hired David Addington, group vice president for research at Heritage Foundation and former CIA official.
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath hires Katie Christophersen, who formerly worked at Manhattan Inst.
  • Liberal think tank Demos: DC politicians funded by donors who are whiter and wealthier than the constituents they serve.