David Frum's Ironic Indictment of the Ruling Class

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May 14 2012 6:35 PM

David Frum's Ironic Indictment of the Ruling Class

David Frum’s new novel Patriots is, among other things, an indictment of the ruling class. But, unlike many such indictments, Frum’s complaint isn’t about a concentration of power per se. Here, after relaying a scene from the novel, he puts a finer point on his critique of modern America: 

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