David Frum is the editor of FrumForum.com and a CNN contributor.
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.
Frum’s first book, Dead Right (1994), was described by William F. Buckley as “the most refreshing ideological experience in a generation,” and by Frank Rich of the New York Times as “the smartest book written from the inside about the American conservative movement.” In 1996,The Wall Street Journal acclaimed him as “one of the leading political commentators of his generation.” His memoir of the Bush administration, The Right Man, was a New York Times bestseller. The Daily Telegraph’s 2007 and 2009 surveys named Frum as one of America’s 50 most influential conservatives.
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.