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“The Trump Republican party shames itself every day,” argues The Atlantic writer and David Frum. “Some people think we'd be better off if the GOP just went out of business. That's dangerous advice.” In this video, which highlights key points from Frum's article, “An Exit from Trumpocracy,” the self-identifying ...
The Atlantic senior editor David Frum sent a tweet Friday night that he quickly removed due to immediate backlash. Between the fallout of former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter and the late-breaking news that President Trump has decided to not declassify the Democratic memo in its current form, ...

... speechwriter: 'The Republican party is a broken party' MORE engaged in a heated exchange with a speechwriter for former President George W. Bush on Bill Maher's HBO program on Friday night, with Scaramucci at one point suggesting David Frum take a suppository and an "anger management class.
Richard Lui, David Frum, and Rob Reiner at 'Russia's Attack on our Democracy' panel during Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 ... and on or off-the-record conversation with President Donald J. Trump, conservative writer David Frum has set his attention on Trump's growing power ...
"A State of the Union is like a moon launch," David Frum, a writer for the Atlantic who helped craft speeches for President George W. Bush, tells CBS News. "You pull together pieces from all over the government and bolt them together into what is often a kind of formless monster." Despite his Republican ...
David Frum thinks I should smoke less weed. “If you start it early, it will have an effect on your IQ, and it does seem to have strong effects on motivations and ambition,” he told me. We were sitting in a Georgetown Starbucks on an unseasonably beautiful Saturday morning in January, the federal government ...

David Frum's "Trumpocracy" is a brave and fascinating book, made all the more brave and fascinating by its author's apparent wish that it will be forgotten. "I sometimes wonder," he writes in the Introduction,. what would have happened if some forward-thinking member of Congress had devoted his or her ...
Don't bet against the potential impact, though, when the author of “Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic” is David Frum. Across nine books and many articles in The Atlantic, he's bolstered a reputation that made its first big leaps on the shoulders of the neocon movement. (He was a ...
David Frum has usually been at or near the front of the pundit pack with a succession of articles in The Atlantic, where he is a senior editor. Most commentators are dyed-in-the-wool liberals who exhausted the language of fulmination during George W. Bush's presidency. Frum worked for Bush and even ...
David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic and former speechwriter for the George W. Bush administration, is currently enjoying something of a second life as his Never Trump posturing has exposed him to liberals across the aisle who might have otherwise not thought to entertain a fossilized neocon's ...
DAVID FRUM: First, those differences may be less than you suppose. I've stressed over and over my belief that Trump is a kleptocrat first. He hates criticism and contradiction, yes, but he mostly seeks to plunder. In order to get away with the plunder — and also with his improper connections to Russia ...
David Frum is a senior editor at the Atlantic and the author of the new book Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic. He sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss the state of democracy after a year of Trump, why the president's buffoonery doesn't make him less dangerous, and his own ...
David Frum, who is an author and conservative editor at the Atlantic magazine, thinks Republicans have backed themselves into a corner. In Frum's new book Trumpocracy, he argues that Republicans are wedded to an ideology that cannot succeed democratically. They have virtually abandoned the ...
The new book “Trumpocracy” catalogs the damage that top never-Trumper David Frum says the president is doing to American institutions and the presidency. That damage will last for a long time after Donald Trump, Frum, a writer for The Atlantic and a former speechwriter for George W. Bush, said in an ...
A common myth is that of the American republic. Although America was founded as a republic, the United States became an empire through imperial expansion, economic policy, the construction of international institutions, and by imposing regime change and military occupation in developing countries.
It is chilling, edifying and ultimately uplifting, after Michael Wolff's breathlessly gossipy Fire and Fury, to read David Frum's trenchant new book. Trumpocracy does not set out to examine the character of Donald Trump, although it does that better than almost any other book about the current occupant of the ...
David Frum is a conservative intellectual who first became widely known as a speechwriter for a Republican president. For George W. Bush's 2002 State of the Union address, Frum coined the phrase “Axis of Evil” to describe America's enemies. Now he has become a leading voice against President Trump ...

At the beginning of Donald Trump's presidential candidacy, David Frum admits, he was “Trump-curious”—intrigued, and willing to believe the Manhattan real estate developer might shake up a staid Republican Party. That didn't last. Now Frum, the veteran Canadian-born journalist and former speechwriter ...
“Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic,” by respected conservative author David Frum, offers a persuasive and detailed account of how Trump is undermining American institutions, including the presidency itself. It's never going to compete with Michael Wolff's “Fire and Fury” for incendiary ...
Barely 12 months into the churn of the Trump presidency, when a week can be as eventful as a year, David Frum has published his new book aware of the perils he faces. “My choice of timing imposes on this project many risks of error and misunderstanding,” he concedes on the first page of “Trumpocracy: ...
For writers such as The Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin and The Atlantic's David Frum, the only legitimate response is either to ignore these successes or denigrate them, lest people lose sight of the threat Trump poses to the country. Others, including myself, argue instead that one needn't deny the ...
I read where Sam Tanenhaus — a good man, even if Mr. R. Emmett Tyrrell disapproved of his death-of-conservatism book, unless it was a high-toned essay — reported on the banishment of David Frum to the outer precincts of the Swamp, in a recent RealClearPolitics post they lifted from Esquire, once the ...
This includes pundits like The Atlantic's David Frum, The Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin, and The Weekly Standard's William Kristol. Opposing them are conservatives like Jonah Goldberg and Charles C.W. Cooke, both of National Review, who often swallow their contempt for Trump, the man, and find ...
Exhibit A is the owner of the grand house on Foxhall Road: David Frum, a former hardcore conservative and speechwriter for George W. Bush. It was Frum who, with another Never Trumper, Michael Gerson (now a Washington Post columnist), coined the phrase “axis of evil” in 2002 and promptly entered ...
Canadians should not assume the country is immune to the international trend of “authoritarian populism” that helped spawn the presidency of Donald Trump, conservative thinker David Frum said Monday. Speaking at the University of Calgary, Frum — a dual Canadian and American citizen who is one of ...
David Frum is a current senior editor at The Atlantic and a former speechwriter for President George W. Bush. His new book “Trumpocracy: the Corruption of the American Republic” lays out how he believes President Donald Trump has undermined the country's institutions, and what these actions could ...
The chaos that marked Donald Trump's presidential campaign is a hallmark of his presidency. Decorum once associated with the Oval Office has been replaced by “modern presidential”, an amalgam of tantrums, tirades, and tweetstorms, all emanating from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue or Trump-owned ...
“This prestigious recognition is really a tribute to the positive and dedicated efforts of the Bridgton Hospital medical staff to provide top-quality care for our patients every day of the year,” said hospital President David Frum. “As a community hospital, we take pride in the care our family, friends and neighbors ...
The New York Times reported that the White House plans to force out Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace with him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. In a reversal, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on Representative John Conyers to resign amid sexual-harassment allegations. Senate ...
For that matter, as The Atlantic's David Frum noted, CNN and other news organizations are protected by the First Amendment here, but internationally, journalists depend on official support from U.S. officials, making Trump's words “a direct attack on those international journalists' freedom and even safety.”.
President Trump met with Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee to discuss changes to their tax plan. Texas Senator John Cornyn told reporters that the chamber will vote on the legislation this week, although it's not clear that the bill has enough votes to pass. A White House official said the ...
The political news cycle is fast, and keeping up can be overwhelming. Trying to find differing perspectives worth your time is even harder. That's why we have scoured the internet for political writing from the right and left that you might not have seen.
In the words of David Frum: We are living through the most dangerous challenge to the free government of the United States that anyone alive ...
After the allegations from Tweeden, Minnesota senator called for an ethics investigation into his own behavior. As The Atlantic's David Frum ...
The political news cycle is fast, and keeping up can be overwhelming. Trying to find differing perspectives worth your time is even harder.
The GOP's Unsustainable Corporate-Tax Plan: The Republican tax plan has no chance of standing the test of time, argues David Frum: While it ...
David Frum's lecture at the University of Calgary will be held at 2 p.m. on Dec. 4, 2017 in MacEwan Hall. Photo courtesy David Frum.
As the panel discussion went on, Melber asked David Frum about “the role of Fox News and other entities” in pushing for a Clinton investigation ...
It doesn't matter if you're a Republican Never Trumper like David Frum or a progressive activist like Linda Sarsour. You could be Hillary Clinton ...
For example, nominally Republican anti-gun guy David Frum responded to the Texas church shooting on Sunday by tweeting: “Crazy thought: ...
TUCKER CARLSON: David Frum of The Atlantic magazine is an ... way of saying David Frum understands policy details, details you never ...
As the Atlantic's David Frum wrote, “President Trump is changing us. Had any predecessor said the things about FBI Trump said ... the country ...
Guests have included The Atlantic's Julia Ioffe, Megan Garber, Mark Bowden, Ta-Nehisi Coates, David Frum, and Eliot Cohen. The expansion ...
Speaking at a commercial real estate conference here on Wednesday, Toronto-born David Frum said he does not expect the trade pact to be ...
At real estate brokerage CBRE Ltd.'s Canadian Market Outlook breakfast in Vancouver on November 1, keynote speaker David Frum talked ...
David Frum, the conservative thinker and ex-George W. Bush senior aide, sought yesterday to address Republicans and issue a dire warning: ...
Dear Republican Lawmakers: It's usually wise for a politician to lay low during controversies, writes David Frum, but when it comes to the ...
Category number two were Never Trump intellectuals who worked for non-conservative publications: David Frum, David Brooks, Ross Douthat, ...
David Frum, currently a senior editor at the Atlantic and a contributor to CNN, spoke on Wednesday about “how to be a conservative in the age ...
PRINCETON — Leading conservative thinker David Frum was one of the earliest and most prominent conservative voices to come out in ...


 

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