David Frum
author of

Trumpocracy: The Corruptioof the American Republic

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The Kentucky Center

Interviewer- David Jolly, former U. S. Representative (R-FL)

David Frum is senior editor at The Atlantic and the author of nine books. In 2001-2002, he served as speechwriter and special assistant to President George W. Bush. Trumpocracy, which will be published in January, enlarges on Frum’s March 2017 “How to Build an Autocracy” column in The Atlantic, explaining how Donald Trump has undermined America’s most important institutions, and how his actions will reverberate in America’s future.

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