Brian C. Anderson is the editor of City Journal, published by the Manhattan Institute. He is the editor of The Beholden State (2013), co-author of A Manifesto for Media Freedom (2008), and the author of Democratic Capitalism and its Discontents (2007) and South Park Conservatives (2005).
Bruce S. Thornton grew up on a cattle ranch in Fresno County, California. He received his BA in Latin from UCLA in 1975, and his PhD in Comparative Literature: Greek, Latin, and English, from UCLA in 1983. Thornton is a Professor of Classics and Humanities at the California State University in Fresno, California.