Prominent Republican insider David Frum, on what the rise of presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump means for the future of U.S. politics.
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In Tuesday's primaries in New Hampshire, a banker-hating socialist, Bernie Sanders, won the Democratic primary over Hillary Clinton. And Donald Trump, a billionaire with extreme views on immigration controls and a flimsy grasp of reality, won on the Republican side. A week earlier, Ted Cruz - an uncompromising libertarian evangelical - won the Iowa Caucuses on the Republican side.
Like Ted Cruz, David Frum is from Canada. Unlike Ted Cruz, David Frum was once the consummate Republican insider. He was a speech-writer for former president George W. Bush, and following that, he was a prominent conservative commentator who worked for the right-wing think tank, The American Enterprise Institute.
Michael talks to David Frum about what the rise of presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump means for the future of U.S. politics. Frum's most recent article in The Atlantic magazine is called "The Great Republican Revolt".