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David Frum was one of the earliest and most vocal critics of Donald Trump. A prominent conservative voice, he now says that the Trump presidency is a symptom of larger issues that threaten to slowly erode our democracy. Then, the #MeToo movement started as a catharsis of women telling their own personal stories. Can it turn into something more? Diane asks where the movement is headed and what it will take to bring about change.
- David Frum Senior editor, The Atlantic; author of several books including "Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic"
- Jessica Bennett Gender editor, New York Times
- Lindsay Brown Candidate for U.S. Congress in New Jersey's 7th District
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