Cato’s executive vice president David Boaz
is a provocative commentator on a broad range of political and cultural issues; he has played a key role in the development of the Cato Institute and the libertarian movement. He is the author of The Libertarian Mind,
published in 1997 and updated in 2015 by Simon and Schuster, and co-editor of the Cato Handbook for Congress
. He is a leading authority on domestic issues like education choice, drug legalization, the growth of government, and the rise of libertarianism and is a frequent guest on national television and radio shows.