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Thomas Frank    

American Political Analyst, Historian & Journalist for Harper's Magazine

Thomas Carr Frank (born March 21, 1965) is an American political analyst, historian, journalist and columnist for Harper's Magazine. He wrote "The Tilting Yard" column in the Wall Street Journal from 2008 to 2010, and he co-founded and edited The Baffler. He has written several books, most notably "What's the Matter with Kansas?" (2004).

Frank is a historian of culture and ideas and analyzes trends in American electoral politics and propaganda, advertising, popular culture, mainstream journalism and economics. His writing topics include the rhetoric and impact of the culture wars in American political life and the relationship between politics and culture in the United States.

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