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A Nonsense Consensus
On immigration, liberal and conservative elites are united—and wrong.
David Frum on the Rhetoric of Iraq
When the Bush administration decided to go to war in 2003, David Frum found himself at the center of a daunting messaging effort. In Newsweek, he looks back on Bush’s ‘axis of evil’ speech and more.
After 100 years, why are we still so confused by Woodrow Wilson?
They Coulda Been Great
A Presidents’ Day toast to three commanders in chief whose time ran out too soon.
Welcome to Botswana
It’s in the Midwest. It’s called Illinois.
2016 President Picks: Smash That Crystal Ball
The next president could come out of nowhere.
Flinching From Suicide
The fiscal-cliff compromise doesn’t solve any of our real problems.
The perils of legalizing pot.
Income Tax Smackdown
The GOP has ideas. If only they could rise above the political din.
Obama’s Ominous Surprises
How will the president handle the crises around the corner?
Showdown at the Fiscal Cliff
In his standoff with the GOP, the president’s packing heat.
How the GOP Got Stuck in the Past
The blame game misses a bigger truth: Republicans have become isolated from modern America. By David Frum.
Upper Class Warfare
How Romney would screw the ordinary rich.
America the Anxious: Why We’re Freaking Out
The recession is over. But not for you.
Get the Old Off the Road
They’re the worst drivers—and we’re too scared to tell them so. If we don’t push back, they’ll steal our benefits and bankrupt the country.
It's Mormon in America
Romney’s religion just might be his greatest asset.
What Obama Can Learn from LBJ
The latest volume of Robert Caro’s biography charts LBJ's transformation into a leader who wielded ruthless power. By David Frum.
A Tale of Two Romneys
GOP moderates are on the verge of extinction—why Mitt isn’t his father.
Rush to the Bottom
Huckabee’s about to take the mike. Can he push Limbaugh off the talk-radio throne?
Sarah Palin's Revenge
She rose fast, flamed out—then got mad. David Frum on HBO's 'Game Change'—and how Sarah Palin stirred a revolt against Obama's America.
Obama’s Critics Are Right
David Frum strikes back at Andrew Sullivan's defense of Barack Obama.
The Secrets of South Carolina
David Frum’s notebook on what the elections in South Carolina may hold for the GOP candidates.
David Frum: Obama Needs Moderate Republicans
Obama needs moderate Republicans in his political coalition, but he's losing them.
How The Neocons Can Save America
Why Rush is Wrong
The party of Buckley and Reagan is now bereft and dominated by the politics of Limbaugh. A conservative's lament.
David Frum: How the Republicans Can Win Again
There's no need to abandon basic Republican principles. Instead, just cool the scorched-earth rhetoric and focus on reclaiming the educated middle class.
Where Bush Was Right
Both candidates ran against him. But on a few issues they'd do well to follow W.