I have a tremendous respect for the humility required to reconsider a publicly established position in light of new evidence. David Horowitz recently did so in a post denouncing nation-building. He expressed well-informed doubts regarding the prospect of democracy in the Middle East. This prompted a response from former NRB contributor John Guardenao. It takes Horowitz to task for changing his mind.
Did David Frum Really Get Forced Out of AEI for His “Heretical” Views? And Is That Really What We Should Be Worried About as the Left Prepares its Next Assault?
I was disturbed yesterday when seeing the news that David Frum had resigned or potentially been “forced out” of his position at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI.) Frum and NewsReal Blog have had their disagreements in the past but I genuinely like and respect the guy.
Frum’s not an enemy who should be slammed like a [...]