Trumpocracy: David Frum in Conversation with Trevor Morrison

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 6:00pm


Vanderbilt Hall: Greenberg Lounge

40 Washington Square South

New York, NY 10012


6:00 p.m. - Check-in 
6:30 p.m. - Program
7:45 p.m. - Book signing


When can a democracy slide into autocracy? In his provocative new book, Trumpocracy, conservative writer David Frum examines the ways in which Trump and his administration continually undermine our most important public institutions. Media freedom, judicial independence, the right to have one’s vote counted fairly — in just the first year of his presidency, Trump has steadily damaged many of the tenets and accepted practices of American democracy. What happens next under Trump, and how can we prevent a push towards illiberalism?

David Frum is a Senior Editor at The Atlantic, the author of nine books, and served as a special assistant and speechwriter for President George W. Bush. Join the Brennan Center for a discussion on democracy and America's future with Frum and NYU School of Law Dean Trevor Morrison, a leading expert on the presidency and the Constitution.


David Frum, Senior Editor, The Atlantic; author, Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

Trevor Morrison, Dean and Eric M. and Laurie B. Roth Professor of Law, New York University School of Law