Carol Platt Liebau, the author of "Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Damages Girls (and America, Too!)" is an author, political analyst and commentator based near Los Angeles, California. She serves as a guest host for the nationally-syndicated “Hugh Hewitt Show,” for KABC radio in Los Angeles, KFTK in St. Louis, and has appeared on PBS, CNN, the Fox News Channel, MSNBC and network television.
Carol is a columnist for Townhall, and has written for the op/ed pages of The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Times, The Orange County Register, The Sacramento Bee and The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
She is a graduate of Princeton University, where she served as Editorial Chairman of The Daily Princetonian, and Harvard Law School, where she graduated in as the first female managing editor of The Harvard Law Review (and, incidentally, worked with Barack Obama)
Carol was chief Policy Advisor and Counsel for Rep. Tom Campbell's 2000 Senate campaign against Dianne Feinsten. She has been a law clerk for Reagan appointee Judge David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, legislative assistant to Senator Christopher “Kit” Bond of Missouri, and a consultant to the 1994 Senate campaign of John D. Ashcroft. She also practiced appellate law for four years in her home town of St. Louis.
She now lives near Los Angeles.