David Frum is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He has been active in Republican politics since the first Reagan campaign of 1980.
From 2014 through 2017, Frum served as chairman of the board of trustees of the leading UK center-right think tank, Policy Exchange. In 2001-2002, he served as speechwriter and special assistant to President George W. Bush. Frum’s memoir of his service in the George W. Bush administration, The Right Man, was a New York Times bestseller, as was his 2018 book, Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic.
Frum is the author of ten books, most recently TRUMPOCALYPSE: Restoring American Democracy (Harper Collins, 2020). David Frum holds a BA and MA in history from Yale and a law degree from Harvard, where he served as President of the Federalist Society.
He and his wife Danielle Crittenden Frum live in Washington DC and Wellington, Ontario. They have three adult children.