David Frum is a senior editor at The Atlantic. From 2001 to 2002, he served as speechwriter and special assistant to President George W. Bush and, from 2007 to 2008, he served as senior adviser to the Rudy Giuliani presidential campaigns. Frum is the author of eight books, including, most recently, the e-book Why Romney Lost and his first novel Patriots. His first book, Dead Right, was described by Frank Rich of the New York Times as the smartest book written from the inside about the American conservative movement and by the late William F. Buckley as the most refreshing ideological experience in a generation. His memoir of the Bush administration, The Right Man, was a #1 New York Times bestseller.
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