Charles C. W. Cooke

. . . is a staff writer at National Review, a co-host of the Mad Dogs and Englishmen podcast, and the author of The Conservatarian Manifesto. Charles is a graduate of the University of Oxford, at which he studied modern history and politics. His work has focused on Anglo-American history, British liberty, free speech, the Second Amendment, and American exceptionalism. In addition to his writing, Charles is a frequent guest on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher and Fox News’s Red Eye, and has broadcast for the BBC, MSNBC, Fox News, and Fox Business. He emigrated to the United States in 2011 and lives in Connecticut with his wife, and their dog, a black labrador named Oakley.