What's Right
The New Conservative Majority and the Remaking of America

  • Title:

    What's Right
  • Paperback ISBN:

    0465041981
  • Paperback Dimensions:

    8.92'' x 5.64''
  • 224 Paperback pages
  • Hardcover ISBN:

    0465041973

American conservatism today is both triumphant and turbulent. In this collection of essays and articles, David Frum, one of the nation's leading young commentators, points the way toward a conservatism that defends the ideals of liberty and morality.

With unsparing candor and wit, Frum thoughtfully reassesses the leading icons of the Right from Adam Smith to Newt Gingrich. In examining current controversies like health care, tax cuts, and crime, What's Right makes a powerful case for Republicans to reject populism, protectionism, and nationalism and return to their core principles of smaller government and American global leadership. This is conservative thought at its most timeless and quotable.

David Frum, the author of Dead Right, is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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  • David Frum is the author of six books, most recently, Comeback: Conservatism That Can Win Again (Doubleday, 2007). While at AEI, he studied recent political, generational, and demographic trends. In 2007, the British newspaper Daily Telegraph named him one of America's fifty most influential conservatives. Mr. Frum is a regular commentator on public radio's Marketplace and a columnist for The Week and Canada's National Post.

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