The Wall Street Journal dubbed him one of the leading political commentators of his generation. He is also cited as one of the top 100 public intellectuals in America. Political speechwriter, author, journalist, and commentator, David Frum is at the top his game.
Frum is an expert on Canada-US relations, and leads discussion on social and political issues of the day. Whether it is the war on terror or the inner workings of the White House, David offers refreshing and clear insights of complicated issues.
David Frum is a CNN contributor and the former editor of FrumForum.com. In January 2012 Frum joined Newsweek and the Daily Beast, where he contributes features for the weekly magazine and blog. The announcement led to Frum’s own site, FrumForum, shutting down its operations. He is the author of six books, including most recently, Comeback: Conservatism That Can Win Again (Doubleday, 2007). Frum writes regular columns for CNN.com, The Week, and Canada’s National Post.
In 2001-2002, David Frum served as a special assistant to President George W. Bush. In 2007-2008, he served as senior foreign policy adviser to the Rudy Giuliani presidential campaign. Frum is a member of the board of directors of the Republican Jewish Coalition.
David Frum was born in Toronto, Canada in 1960. He received a simultaneous B.A. and M.A. in history from Yale in 1982. He was appointed a visiting lecturer in history at Yale in 1986; in 1987, he graduated cum laude from the Harvard Law School, where he served as president of the Federalist Society.
Frum lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, journalist and novelist Danielle Crittenden Frum. They have three children.