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March 25, 2010

David Frum Canned at AEI

I noticed the other day that Frum represented himself as a member of the conservative/capitalist American Enterprise Institute. That made me wonder about AEI.

Well, it made AEI wonder about AEI, too, and today, they terminated their relationship with Frum over lunch. Frum says in his "resignation" letter that it's a resignation, but, um, it seems to be one of those resignations that comes before a formal dismissal.

Dear Arthur,

This will memorialize our conversation at lunch today. Effective immediately, my position as a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute is terminated. I appreciate the consideration that delays my emptying of my office until after my return from travel next week. Premises will be vacated no later than April 9.

I have had many fruitful years at the American Enterprise Institute, and I do regret this abrupt and unexpected conclusion of our relationship.

Very truly yours,

David Frum

Thanks to DrewM.'s Twitter.


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