25311367_10201151112519615_1080247857373128696_oJoe Trotter -  After graduating from Cornell University with a Bachelors of Science in Earth Systems, concentration in Oceanography, Joe interned at the Cato Institute, where he helped edit the book Climate Coup. He worked in and eventually headed up the communications department of the Center for Competitive Politics, now the Institute for Free Speech, a First Amendment focused nonprofit that deals with campaign finance related issues. Joe took a brief foray into the private sector as a public relations specialist for InfoSnap Inc. and then PowerSchool Group LLC, after which he returned to the world of politics and worked as Austin Petersen's Communications Director in his bid for the 2016 Libertarian Party nomination for President. After the campaign, Joe worked as the Executive Director of the Stonegait Institute and as a Managing Partner at the political consulting firm Disruptive Dynamics LLC before moving to a Legislative Assistant position on Capitol Hill.

Joe has been published in National Review, the Washington Times, the Daily Caller, the Washington Examiner, and Frum Forum.

You can contact him at Joe@TheTrottSpot.com.