Andrew Quinn
Andrew Quinn
AQuinn
acquinn@outlook.com
Andrew C. Quinn is a Washington, D.C.-based writer and researcher. By day, he studies public policy and the economics of human happiness at the American Enterprise Institute. In addition to The Federalist, Quinn's commentary on policy and culture has been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Fare Forward. His work is frequently featured on RealClearPolitics, RealClearPolicy, and The Transom.
Conservatives Won’t Win Millennials With Political Consumerism

A new poll depicts a politically confused Millennial generation that favors whatever cocktail of big- and small-government that gets them the most stuff.

The Hobby Lobby Case Is a Small Victory, But a Real One

Some pessimists say the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling is not a significant victory. They’re too gloomy.

Beware Of Materialism: Louis C.K.’s Lesson For Liberals And Conservatives

Both left and right owe America more than the false premise of materialism.

​One Final Note on the Starting Line of Life

Do we bite the redistributionary bullet? Or does the value we place on property rights outweigh expanding children’s opportunities?

Crony Capitalism and the Tyranny of Small Decisions

Go ahead, cronyists: Keep pretending that a conference room packed with experts beats millions of individuals navigating their small piece of the economy.

Where Is The Starting Line Of Life?

Most conservatives are not purists who reject any government role in leveling the playing field. But once we accept some redistribution, we need a limiting principle.

The Left’s Line On School Choice Is A Joke From The 1800s

Once progressives throw out social science and philosophy, only their emotional distaste for private enterprise remains.

One Simple Step Toward Making Politics Less Horrifying

You can sit passively back as your own political preconceptions take you for an easy ride, or you can retake the reins and steer your own thinking.

Stop Worrying And Learn To Love The Strip Mall

The suburbs are places where paychecks are earned, conversations are shared, and the sanctification of even mundane work can transpire.

Rand Paul Just Missed An Opportunity To Prove He Isn’t Ron Paul

if Rand Paul is to separate himself from fringe, he must find opportunities to display tenacity, remind voters there many ways to tackle a crisis overseas.

The Party Of Science Has Absolutely No Clue What It’s Talking About

For years, a concerted effort has been made to intertwine scientific truth with progressive politics in the public imagination.

More People On Medicaid Does Not Mean Obamacare Is A Success

Obamacare defenders insist the Medicaid expansion is the one bright spot in Obamacare. They’re wrong. Medicaid will not redeem Obamacare.

Mike Lee and the Primacy of Practice

It’s time for conservatives to stop searching for salvation in the stratosphere and begin assembling practical policies.

The Shutdown Was As American As Apple Pie

The dust has cleared. The din is fading. Washington licks its wounds. Was the shutdown worth it?

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