Who is Thomas Frank?
Thomas Frank is a well-known American political analyst, historian, and journalist. Thomas Frank co-founded and edited the magazine The Baffler. He is the author of several books, including What’s the Matter with Kansas? (2004) and Listen, Liberal (2016). From 2008 to 2010, Thomas wrote “The Tilting Yard,” a Wall Street Journal column.
Early Life and Childhood
Thomas Frank was born in the United States on March 21, 1965, in Kansas City, Missouri. He has 57 years of age. Every year on March 21st, Thomas celebrates his birthday.
Thomas is of white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. At the moment, Thomas has not revealed any information about his parents or siblings.
Thomas Frank went on to earn a bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of Virginia in 1988, after transferring from the University of Kansas in his freshman year.
He also earned a master’s degree in history and a doctorate in history from the University of Chicago.
Frank co-founded and edited The Baffler magazine and is a political analyst, historian, and journalist. He was a College Republican, but he has become a harsh critic of conservatism, particularly George W. Bush’s presidency.
Thomas has written the monthly “Easy Chair” column for Harper’s Magazine since December 2010, alternating bimonthly with writer and journalist Rebecca Solnit.
It received little notice at the time, but in Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the People’s Party? (2016), Thomas was one of the few analysts who predicted Donald Trump would win the 2016 presidential election in the United States.
Thomas referred to Trump as “the worst politician ever,” but he believes Trump will be re-elected in the 2020 presidential election. He also observes the emergence of “quasi-fascist movements” around the world.
His study of populism in the United States was published in the book The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism in 2020.
Thomas examines the term’s origins in the United States and discusses historical examples of populism, as well as its supporters and detractors.
What’s the Matter with Kansas? is his first book. How Conservatives Won America’s Heart was published in 2004.
The book examines the rise of populist anti-elitist conservatism in the United States, focusing on Frank’s home state of Kansas.
According to Frank, Kansas was known as a hotbed of the left-wing populist movement in the late nineteenth century, but it has also become overwhelmingly conservative in recent decades.
What Is the Deal with Kansas? What’s the Matter with America? was also published in the United Kingdom and Australia. The book was also on the New York Times Bestseller List for 18 weeks.
Net Worth and Salary
Thomas Frank earns an annual salary of $80,108.
Thomas has amassed a sizable fortune over the course of his career. Thomas’ net worth is estimated to be $837,171.
Thomas Frank has a wife named Wendy Edelberg. The couple resides in Bethesda, Maryland.
Thomas and Wendy have two children, Madelaine and Theodore.
He stands taller than average. Thomas is 5 feet 9 inches tall (Approx. 1.75 m).
His Twitter handle is @TimFrankly.
- Thomas was born on March 21, 1965, in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States.
- He co-founded and edited The Baffler magazine and is a political analyst, historian, and journalist.
- He is the author of several books, including What’s the Matter with Kansas? (2004) and Listen, Liberal (2016).
- His net worth is estimated to be $837,171.
- Thomas is 5 feet 9 inches tall (Approx. 1.75 m).