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Newt Gingrich's Freddie Mac Claims Deflated By History | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Freddie Mac Didn't Pay $300K for History Lectures," writes David Frum on Thursday, and he pulls the relevant text from the historical r...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: For Perry, There's An Upside In Going Birther | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

At first blush, Rick Perry's brief foray into birtherism sure looked to be another unforced error from a hapless candidate who's gone from frontrunner...

The Triumph of Dogma, and a Sad Goodbye to David Frum

Robert Reich | Posted 12.14.2011 | Media
Robert Reich

David Frum's departure from Marketplace is a sad commentary on what's happening to public discourse in America. The American public doesn't want or need to hear "representatives" from the so-called right or left. It wants insight into what's best for America.

Obama Asks Us to Raise the Roof -- And My Debate With David Frum

Ari Melber | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The most significant moment in Obama's unprecedented deficit address came not in an original announcement or last-minute proposal, but in the president's request that Americans actually get up, get involved, and ask Congress to lay off the insanity.

Surprise, Surprise! Folks in Highly Taxed Countries Are Happier Than Americans!

Jane White | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics
Jane White

2011-07-11-janegraph.pngWhy is it that highly taxed countries still employ more people, and make life easier for their citizens?

David Frum: I Was Wrong About Same-Sex Marriage | Posted 08.27.2011 | Media

I was a strong opponent of same-sex marriage. Fourteen years ago, Andrew Sullivan and I forcefully debated the issue at length online (at a time when ...

Sarah Palin -- What a Coward

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

Simply stated, if you can't face questions over your own rhetoric and behavior, you are a coward.

David Frum Tries to Blame Pot for Tucson Shooting: What Is He Smoking?

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Wellington Ennis

When a prominent columnist with decades of experience so rashly tries to deflect public attention from a staggering tragedy toward a scape goat, what you're smelling is his credibility going up in smoke.

Jason Linkins

Frum Fingers Marijuana As Culprit In Tucson Shooting | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Frum has a lot of smart things to say about this past weekend's tragic armed rampage in Tucson, but his comment about marijuana isn't one of them.

Let's Ask Marion Nestle: How Did Junk Food and Obesity Become a Red State / Blue State Debate?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kerry Trueman

I cornered NYU Professor of Nutrition Marion Nestle to ask why the issues of junk food and obesity have become so incredibly politicized.

Pedophilia Accusations in the Conservative Blogosphere: How the Right Abandoned One of Their Brightest

Michael Tracey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Tracey

Alex Knepper may have a penchant for the occasional uncouth sexual joke, but David Swindle's assertion that he represents a danger to children is entirely unwarranted -- and potentially libelous.

Think Again: What, Exactly, Is Fox?

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

Fox is something new -- something for which we do not yet have a word. It provides almost no actual journalism. Instead it gives ideological guidance to the Republican Party and millions of its supporters.

Escaping Tolerance

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

In a recent article, "How Obama Thinks," by Dinesh D'Souza, the right wing commentator links the president's political philosophy to his Kenyan father in ludicrous, derogatory fashion.

Guns, Religion and the Glenn Beck Rally

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

What Barack Obama described in the 2008 campaign is what we are seeing unfold in the country. Guns and religion -- or, in other words, fear and intolerance.

Stop Hyperventilating: Obama Will Not Choose War with Iran

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama knows that there is no winning outcome for the US and its allies if he chooses a military course with Iran, even if some of his team seem to enjoy flirting with that option.

Cordesman Game Show: So You Think You Can Win This War?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

You really think you can dance WIN THIS WAR?? -- Anthony H. Cordesman, the CSIS Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy (not really; just hypothetically) ...

Brookings Loses Bid on Orszag but Takes Kagan From Carnegie

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Word has just reached us that Robert Kagan -- one of the top tier serious intellectuals among neoconservatives, and currently Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace -- is moving his franchise over to Brookings.

Jason Linkins

Frum On Lieberman's Citizenship Amendment: A 'Bad Idea' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The recent push by Sen. Lieberman to amend existing law to make it possible for American citizens to be stripped of their citizenship if they are suspected of having ties to terrorist organizations seems to fulfill no practical need.

David Frum Slams National Review For 'Groupthink'

Frum Forum | David Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How wonderful to return to a free country, I thought as I stepped off the plane from Beijing at Washington Dulles. No more censorship, no more officia...

Left, Right & Center: What Do The Primaries Mean For The State Of Politics?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

What do the primaries tell us about the state of politics today, and what do they portend for the November mid-term elections? A wide-ranging roundup with our panel of pundits.

David Frum, AEI: Frum Explains His Dismissal, Responds To Charles Murray

FrumForum | March 26th, 2010 at 6:35 Pm by David Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After my dismissal from AEI Thursday, I posted in this space my letter of resignation. I declined television interviews, but I did speak to print jour...

Put Down Your Pitchforks, People

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Crittenden Frum

I've been married to David Frum for nearly half my life and have lived through numerous controversies that have resulted from his speaking out for the ideas he believes in.

My Fault: Apologies to David Frum!

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

It truly is a shame that the AEI didn't realize that it could reinvent its own place and relevance in Washington with the kind of creative bridge-building and policy innovation that Frum was pushing.

So Many Waterloos, So Little Time

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Napoleon is no doubt rolling under the dome of Les Invalides as the term "Waterloo" gets a post-modern workout in the wake of health care reform.

Bruce Bartlett, David Frum, and the Closing of the Conservative Mind

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

The American mind may very well still be closing, in a cultural way, but the conservative mind seems to have been shut down altogether.