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Gene Healy

Senior Editor, CATO Institute

Gene Healy is senior editor at the Cato Institute. He is the author of a number of Cato studies on executive-power abuses by presidents of both parties, including "Arrogance of Power Reborn: The Imperial Presidency and Foreign Policy in the Clinton Years" (2001) and (with Timothy Lynch) "Power Surge: The Constitutional Record of George W. Bush" (2006). Healy also edited the 2004 book “Go Directly to Jail: The Criminalization of Almost Everything.”

He has appeared on PBS’s NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and NPR’s Talk of the Nation, among other venues.

Mr. Healy holds a B.A. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. He grew up in Springsteen Country on the Jersey Shore.

Articles by Gene Healy

The Pop Culture Presidency

What is Hollywood's idea of the U.S. President?

January 17, 2009