Arthur Brooks' Statement on Selection of Sen. DeMint as Next President of The Heritage Foundation

"I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know and work with Jim DeMint in the US Senate, and I look forward to working with him as the president of the Heritage Foundation. Senator DeMint is a patriot who loves his country and is committed to principled policymaking and intellectual leadership. This is a loss for South Carolina and for the US Senate, but it’s an enormous gain for the Heritage Foundation.

Dr. Ed Feulner’s leadership of the Heritage Foundation has been nothing short of remarkable, and I congratulate him for all he has accomplished. Senator DeMint inherits the mantle of a true Washington icon, and I am sure he will continue the immensely successful path laid out by Dr. Feulner."


These comments originally appeared on AEIdeas, the blog of the American Enterprise Institute

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  • Arthur C. Brooks is president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He is also the Beth and Ravenel Curry Scholar in Free Enterprise at AEI.

    Immediately before joining AEI, Brooks was the Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government at Syracuse University, where he taught economics and social entrepreneurship.

    Brooks is the author of 10 books and hundreds of articles on topics including the role of government, fairness, economic opportunity, happiness, and the morality of free enterprise. His latest book, “The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise” (2012) was a New York Times bestseller. Among his earlier books are “Gross National Happiness” (2008), “Social Entrepreneurship” (2008), and “Who Really Cares” (2006). Before pursuing his work in public policy, Brooks spent 12 years as a classical musician in the United States and Spain.

    Brooks is a frequent guest on national television and radio talk shows and has been published widely in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

    Brooks has a Ph.D. and an M.Phil. in policy analysis from RAND Graduate School. He also holds an M.A. in economics from Florida Atlantic University and a B.A. in economics from Thomas Edison State College.


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