About the Author
Carol Platt Liebau is a political analyst and commentator based near Los Angeles, California. She is a 1989 graduate of Princeton University, where she served as editorial chairman of The Daily Princetonian
, and Harvard Law School, where she graduated in 1992 as the first female managing editor of The Harvard Law Review
Carol has been a law clerk for Reagan appointee Judge David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, legislative assistant to Senator Christopher "Kit" Bond of Missouri, a consultant to the 1994 Senate campaign of John D. Ashcroft, and policy advisor and counsel for Tom Campbell's U.S. Senate campaign in 2000. She also practiced appellate law for four years in her hometown of St. Louis. You can visit her on the Web at www.carolliebau.blogspot.com.