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David Frum

David Frum

David Frum is senior editor of the Atlantic and the author of, among other books, Dead Right and How We Got Here./

In a time of passion, COMMENTARY champions reason. Against lies, COMMENTARY speaks for truth. Confronting those who would doom to death the Jewish people, COMMENTARY...

In a time of passion, COMMENTARY champions reason. Against lies, COMMENTARY speaks for truth. Confronting those who would doom to death the Jewish people, COMMENTARY...

The 50 states are sometimes called “laboratories of democracy.” Although the expression is intended to highlight in flattering terms how innovative they can be, it...

The People of the Book: Philosemitism in England, from Cromwell to Churchill By Gertrude Himmelfarb Encounter, 183 pages These are tough economic times, so everyone should...

Prelude to Catastrophe: FDR’s Jews and the Menace of Nazism By Robert Shogan Ivan R. Dee, 312 pages American Jewry will never cease to be haunted by the question:...

Britain’s Conservatives are poised to return to power after a dozen years in the wilderness, even as America’s conservatives have the look of a movement...

Four years ago, I resolved to get more seriously into shape. This least literary of decisions soon opened the way to the greatest revolution in...

History Lesson Empires of Trust: How Rome Built—and America Is Building—a New World by Thomas F. Madden Dutton. 352 pp. $25.95. “History never repeats itself,” the Yale...

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time by Jeffrey Sachs Penguin. 416 pp. $27.95 In reviewing Jeffrey Sachs’s new book for a monthly magazine, one feels...