“Right, as the world goes, is only in question between equals in power, while the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must.”
Britton (Brit) Naas is a football playing jock turned history, philosophy, and theology nerd, or as his wife says, “the worst kind of nerd.” He studied history and political thought at Concordia University, Irvine, where he thoroughly enjoyed drinking with his professors and reading esoteric literature that no one but everyone should care about. From Herodotus to Thomas (if you know who he’s talking about, his last name needn’t be included), Brit would rather engage an antiquated text over watching television every day of the week. But if he is feeling a bit wild and eccentric, he’ll turn on World War II in Color.
Brit got his start in the policy world when interned for the law firm Wilkinson Barker Knauer. While working there, his supervisors introduced him to energy policy, and the following summer, II hired him as an intern in the Energy and Environmental Policy Center. He has also worked as a legislative aide for the Colorado, Senate Majority Whip, Senator John Cooke, and he’s a graduate from the Koch Fellowship Program and the American Enterprise Summer Honors Policy Program.
He joins II as the new Future Leaders Program Coordinator, and he will also be helping Damon with operations and working with Amy on energy policy related projects.
Brit will neither confirm nor deny it, but there is a rumor that one day he wants to be as ruthless as Cardinal Richelieu. For the time being, though, he’s happy to preserve liberty and write about energy policy.
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