Jay Cost is a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard, and a columnist for National Review Online and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He is the author of two books, most recently A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption (Encounter, 2015). His next book, The Price of Greatness, a study on James Madison and Alexander Hamilton, will be released by Basic Books in 2018. He has a PhD in political science from the University of Chicago.
In this episode, Jay and Luke finish their discussion of Jay’s new book, The Price of Greatness: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and the Creation of American Oligarchy. They focus on politics and policy during the Age of Jefferson and beyond.More