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A Word on Kat Timpf

Our friend and colleague Kat Timpf has been hit with avalanche of hate for saying common-sensical — although, in the context of the times, courageous — things about Charlottesville and Trump’s reaction. In this piece today, she responds in characteristic style, and shows what it means to have principles.

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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