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Comeback: Conservatism That Can Win Again

In conversation with Arianna Huffington
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Episode Summary

Frum-former speechwriter for President Bush-argues that Republicans, like the Democrats before them, have been the victims of their own success. He outlines a fresh vision of a GOP that can rebuild the conservative majority and elect the next Republican president.

Participant(s) Bio

David Frum is the author of five books, including two New York Times bestsellers: The Right Man: The Surprise Presidency of George W. Bush (2003), and co-author with Richard Pearle of an End to Evil: What's Next in the War on Terror (2004). He is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and writes a daily column for National Review Online. He contributes frequently to the editorial pages of The New York Times and Wall Street Journal, as well as to Great Britain's Daily Telegraph and Canada's National Post. In 2001-2002, Frum served as a speechwriter and special assistant to President George W. Bush. His first book Dead Right (1994), was described by Frank Rich of the New York Times as "the smartest book written from the inside about the American conservative movement."