David Frum Joining Tina Brown at Newsweek

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Tina Brown. Photo: Marc Bryan-Brown/Getty Images

Conservative journalist and former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum will now work for Tina Brown at Newsweek and The Daily Beast, and is shutting down his own website FrumForum. "When we launched, Sarah Palin was a leading candidate for president and Glenn Beck was broadcasting conspiracy theories on cable TV," Frum writes in his farewell message. "Three years later – not so much. OK, maybe we can’t claim all the credit. But we won't refuse some fair share." Frum recently asked a big, related question in this magazine: "When Did the GOP Lose Touch With Reality?"