Ronald Kessler is the bestselling author of The Secrets of the FBI, In the President’s secret Service, and The CIA at War. A former Wall Street Journal and Washington Post investigative reporter, Kessler has won 17 journalism awards, including two George Polk awards. His latest bestseller is titled The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal The Hidden Lives of the Presidents.
Ilya Somin is a professor at the George Mason University School of Law, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, a blogger for Volokh Conspiracy, and a former co-editor of the Supreme Court Economic Review. He received his B.A. in political science and history from Amherst College, M.A. in political science from Harvard University and J.D. from Yale Law School. He is the author of two books: Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government Is Smarter, and A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case (co-authored with other Volokh Conspiracy bloggers).