Nice Try

I see that K-Lo wishes to drive a wedge between me and the rest of my loyal band of at least 14 conservative Red Sox faithful out there. I can never, ever root for the Evil Empire. If a win tonight gives John “Manny Ortez” Kerry momentum, we just have to redouble our efforts. Unlike him, I’m not willing to trade one for the other. We can have both. This is America, *&%! it.

Shannen W. Coffin — Shannen W. Coffin is a contributing editor to National Review. He previously served in senior legal positions in the Justice Department and Office of Vice President during the George ...

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