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Ari Fleischer

The story of his resignation is important–he’s a very visible member of the administration–but it seems to me that it’s being overplayed because it involves the media. It’s not as important as, say, Ken Mehlman’s retirement from the Bush team would be, but I expect that Mehlman–who has been the White House political director and will manage the re-election campaign–wouldn’t get this kind of coverage.

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

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