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David Frum

David Frum

Senior Editor, The Atlantic

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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Coming to the United States would benefit millions—but policymakers seldom ask whether their arrival would benefit the United States.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Why politicians are failing in their duty to protect, and why Europe should close its harbors.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The urgent case for stopping the flow of illegal migrants across the Mediterranean.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

But maybe the proper analogy for Trump’s foreign policy is derived from a different game: poker. There’s a saying that there’s a patsy at every poker table. And at this poker table, Donald Trump is the one who doesn’t know who the patsy is.

Monday, December 19, 2016

It was the president-elect’s hyperbolic characterizations of the pilfered material that turned routine documents into the stuff of scandal.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

While he was initially “Trump-curious” about the candidate’s policy ideas, Frum believes that, as President, Trump will fundamentally undermine American institutions and the rule of law.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Republican Party, and if the GOP wants to accomplish its "goals," it needs to stop Trump from accomplishing his.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Why support a candidate who rejects your preferences and offends your opinions? Don’t do it for her—do it for the republic, and the Constitution.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

The preconditions are present in the U.S. today. Here’s the playbook Donald Trump could use to set the country down a path toward illiberalism.ath toward illiberalism.

Monday, January 30, 2017