Michael Watson

Michael is a Research Director for Capital Research Center and serves as the managing editor for InfluenceWatch. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, he previously worked for a Washington, D.C. public relations firm.

“Democracy funders” lopsidedly liberal

As tracked by Candid, of top 200 givers, 121 are left-of-center and 21 are right-of-center. All but two of top 20 are left-leaning.

Conservative institutions and the good life

Young people look at the center-right and wonder if there is a positive conservative vision of the good life, of civil society, and of our country.