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Tobey Strickland

2009 is poised to be a big year for the Democrats, but that doesn’t mean we’re going to overlook the GOP here at TWI.

I’m pleased to announce that David Weigel has joined our staff to cover the Republican Party and the remaking of the right.

David is formerly of the libertarian magazine Reason, where, as an associate editor, he covered national politics with an unbeatable tone. He made his mark during the 2008 campaign season, focusing on the impact libertarian candidates and voters had on the presidential race, and he unearthed fascinating stories about the conservative movement.

David’s work has appeared in many publications including Slate, Time.com, Economist.com, Campaigns & Elections (now Politics), The American Conservative, The American Spectator, The American Prospect, The Nation and The Guardian.

He’s an incisive reporter and blogger, and we’re very excited to have him on board.

Tobey Strickland | In the process of becoming a real estate mogul. Brewery aficionado. Netflix series critic who is semi-professional. Every day, I assist clients in locating their ideal dream house. After I finish my work for the day, you can find me at Crossfit, doing yoga, or meeting up with friends to listen to live music around town. I enjoy traveling regularly, whether it's relaxing on a South American beach or hiking through Asia's mountains. Now it's your turn. What are your favorite places to visit?

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