Why a Lefty Scholar Is Dumping His Left-Leaning Think Tank for a Conservative One

From a Michael Schaffer Capital City column on politico.com headlined “‘A real chilling effect’: A Lefty Scholar Is Dumping CAP—For AEI”:

Ruy Teixeira is one of Washington’s most prominent left-leaning think-tank scholars, a fixture at the Center for American Progress since the liberal organization’s founding in 2003. But as of August 1, he’ll have a new professional home: The American Enterprise Institute, the longtime conservative redoubt that over the years has employed the likes of Newt Gingrich, Dinesh D’Souza, and Robert Bork.