As a speechwriter for George W. Bush, David Frum helped coin the term “axis of evil." Leading up to the 2016 election, Frum railed against the Republican party for failing to modernize and for ignoring problems like inequality and climate change. In his new book “Trumpocracy,” Frum focuses on the structural problems that allowed Trump to win, the danger he poses to democracy and how to remedy the situation. Frum joins us to discuss his book and the political news of the day.
Conservative David Frum on Escaping a Trump ‘Dead End'
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David Frum is the author most recently of "Trumpocracy: The Corruption of The American Republic." (Photo: Michael Bennett Kress)
David Frum, senior editor, The Atlantic; author, "Trumpocracy: The Corruption of The American Republic"; former speechwriter for President George W. Bush