Peter Schweizer discusses The Power of Ideas: Why Conservatives are Happier, Work Harder and Complain Less than Modern Liberals.
Hoover Fellow Peter Schweizer uses survey data to analyze how modern liberal thinking affects the way liberals conduct their lives and form their opinions.
The event was part of the Hoover Institution's 2008 Spring Retreat.
Peter Schweizer is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. A former consultant to NBC News, he also served as a member of the Ultraterrorism Study Group at the U.S. Government's Sandia National Laboratory.
His books have been translated into eleven languages. His most recent work is Do as I Say (Not as I Do): Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy (Doubleday, October 2005). The book spent eight weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list. The Economist magazine called it the ninth biggest selling political book on the entire planet in November 2005.
Hoover Institution Fellow Peter Schweizer uses survey data to identify a trend among modern liberals to play fast and loose with the truth. Schweizer believes modern liberals are more likely to find cheating acceptable.