Barton Swaim is Communications Director at the South Carolina Policy Council. Prior to joining us, Barton worked as a writer for Gov. Mark Sanford. He holds postgraduate degrees in English literature from Edinburgh University and the University of South Carolina. He is a contributing columnist at The Washington Post and writes frequently for The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The New Criterion, and The Times Literary Supplement. He is also the author of The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics. Barton is married with three daughters.
barton (at) scpolicycouncil (dot) org