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Grayson Quay

Grayson Quay is a freelance writer whose work has been published by Watchdog.org, Townhall, the Washington Times, The National Interest, The American Conservative and Intellectual Takeout. He is a graduate of Grove City College, a former high school teacher, and a current M.A. student at Georgetown University. His interests center on political discourse, including issues of free speech, identity politics, pop culture, and online political discussion. He enjoys writing poetry, listening to NPR, and mixing up an icy cocktail of red wine and Sprite on a hot summer day. Follow him on Twitter @hemingquay

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