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About That Conservative Manifesto

that I discussed here the other day: My post drew an e-mail I thought I’d share.

You’re absolutely right that it’s a sign toward unity. So is McConnell’s presence at the AEI thing next [Thursday]. So was the Heritage policy summit thing in February. So is Sasse’s win.

Seems to me the “simmering tensions” [mentioned here] aren’t getting worse. They are slowly melting away. They won’t be fully resolved before 2016 – if ever. But things are healthier than they’ve been since 2009.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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