Dead Right by David Frum

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Forbes columnist David Frum presents a penetrating examination of what went wrong with the conservative movement during the Reagan-Bush years. Based on interviews with Republican leaders, pollsters, fund raisers, and journalists, Dead Right reveals why the party is in ideological disarray--and how it could dynamically renew itself.

About David Frum

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David Frum, a former special assistant to President George W. Bush, is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a contributing editor of" National Review." Richard Perle served as an assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration and as chairman of the Defense Policy Board under President George W. Bush. He is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
Published August 1, 1994 by Basic Books. 240 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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As a practical matter, he argues, fundamentalists view their deity in much the same way as Great Society liberals thought of government: ``a distant benevolent agency that showers goodies upon all who ask, without demanding anything much in return--except for the occasional campaign contribution....

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Published in conjunction with the 100th day of the congressional season, Frum's book looks at the future of conservatism.

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