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I think the new rule must be that whenever we see Helen Thomas on TV, whenever she enters a room, or whenever her name comes up, we have to chant, “Run, Dick, Run!”

Note: I wouldn’t actually want to see Helen Thomas kill herself for all the normal moral reasons, but also because I’m already dreading the absurd euologies to her greatness that are coming down the pike for this hate-filled carbunkle. I’d much rather she live forever, preferably in Ottawa, forever.

Jonah Goldberg, a senior editor of National Review and the author of Suicide of the West, holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute.

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