“Why were conservatives vulnerable to somebody like this?” Frum mused about Palin recently in an interview with POLITICO. “The things that prevented them from seeing her are all still there. And we see them during this health care debate.”…

“Frum complains that conservative talk show hosts want to get attention for themselves rather than promote conservative policy ideas,” says Ponnuru. “Then he calls Rush Limbaugh a fat drug addict. There’s a contradiction here.”…

“Frum is a crude and troubled exhibitionist unencumbered by integrity or judgment,” says Levin, “a self-destructive intellectual lightweight who craves attention with increasingly shrill attacks on real conservatives, which makes him a favorite with Bill Moyers, MSNBC, Newsweek and their ilk. For the nation generally and the conservative movement specifically, he is irrelevant.”