In his farewell-for-now post:
I’m not so worried that the oligarchs will pay for apologetics on their behalf. That’s politics as usual. I’m more concerned that so many people will identify themselves with the interests of oligarchy without being paid, without even being conscious that this is what they are doing.
The whole thing is worth reading. Frum gets it right on income distribution, health care, the environment, and scandalmania. I understand his reluctance to depart from his team, but at some point he may notice that there’s no longer a baby anywhere in the Republican bathwater.