Matthew Continetti is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where his work is focused on American political thought and history, with a particular emphasis on the development of the Republican Party and the American conservative movement in the twentieth century. Mr. Continetti was the founding editor of the Washington Free Beacon. Previously, he was opinion editor of The Weekly Standard.
Mr. Continetti is also a contributing editor at National Review and a columnist for Commentary magazine. He has been published in The Atlantic, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among other outlets. He appears frequently on Meet the Press Daily and Special Report with Bret Baier. He is the author of two books and holds a degree in history from Columbia University.