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Just Wondering

How about John Glenn as Kerry’s running mate? Maybe he’s too old. (He was healthy enough to fly in the Space Shuttle a few years ago.) The thought came to me a couple of days ago and it strikes me as possibly a really good option for the Democrats. If they carry Ohio, Bush will have a very hard time winning in November. And Glenn could prove popular in lots of other places besides.

John J. Miller — John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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