David Bahr works to connect R Street scholars with reporters, columnists, bloggers, editorial boards, and television and radio producers. He also has written about harm reduction issues for R Street and writes a regular column on the Western canon for Forbes.
David previously served as a fact checker and assistant literary editor at The Weekly Standard.
He was a Hertog Fellow and recipient of the Claremont Institute’s Lincoln Fellowship.
David has a background in philosophy and the classics, with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and master’s in liberal arts from St. John’s College in Annapolis.
Kia Rahnama, “What Congress cans do when Trump appointees defy it,” The Atlantic: “The legal framework governing situations such as this is seldom used and little known…Although the Constitution… Read More
Don Wolfensberger, “House subpoena fights imperil interbranch comity,” The Hill: Never before has a president signaled that his administration will resist all subpoenas issued by one house of Congress because it… Read More
Cristina Marcos, “Former lawmakers urge Congress to consider pay raises,” The Hill: “Former lawmakers on Wednesday urged a select committee tasked with modernizing Congress to consider finding ways to… Read More
James C. Capretta, “Spending Caps Fight Exposes Both Parties’ Weaknesses,” Real Clear Policy: “This bipartisan consensus to ignore the nation’s budgetary challenges probably won’t change until outside events force… Read More