Benjamin French is a native of Chicago, IL, and describes himself as a classical liberal.  He believes in markets, personal liberty, institutional conservatism, and a mixed globalist foreign policy.  His political idols include F.A. Hayek, Milton Friedman, N. Gregory Mankiw, Russ Roberts, Arnold Kling, Ronald Reagan, John Locke, Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, George Washington, and Benjamin Franklin.  He is Editor-In-Chief of The Centre-Right Review, and a regular contributor.