David Frum

David Frum is a senior editor at The Atlantic.

Lies Immigration Reformers Told Me

President Obama and backers of deferred action for Dreamers tout the conditions that limit applicants. How restrictive are they, really?

The Wrong Type of Corruption?

Rolling back restrictions aimed at public-pension-fund graft could be the next frontier in campaign-finance deregulation. 

Paul Ryan's Obsolete Thinking About Poverty

It's not the 1990s anymore. Any real proposal has to deal with a post-recession world where personal responsibility isn't enough to get Americans on their feet.

Don't Knock the Reform Conservatives

Skeptics are right that the new crop of thinkers offer a bigger change in tone than substance. That change is reason enough for optimism.

The Victimology of Hillary Clinton

Even though her 2008 campaign took advantage of racially charged attacks on Barack Obama, she still think she's the one who had it tough.

The Elusive Specificity of Reparations

They’re not an abstract notion. They’re particular amounts of money paid to particular people. To atone for America's sins, whom should the government pay, how much, and why?