Danah Boyd is a social media scholar, youth researcher, and advocate working at Microsoft Research, New York University Media Culture & Communication and the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Get her new book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens.
John Fund is a political journalist. He is currently the national-affairs columnist for National Review Online and a senior editor at The American Spectator. Check out his new book, Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department.
On June 24, 2009, following the California Supreme Court ruling on Strauss v. Horton, David Boies joined former Solicitor General Theodore Olson, the opposing attorney in Bush v. Gore, in the lawsuit Perry v. Schwarzenegger seeking to overturn the state of California’s Proposition 8 ban on gay marriage.
Boies and Olson discuss why they joined efforts in this case in their new book, Redeeming the Dream.
What is your most annoying political catch phrase? Carl M. Cannon is the Washington Bureau Chief of RealClearPolitics and past recipient of the Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize for Distinguished Reporting. Carl and I discuss the worst clichés in politics.