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Arlen Specter

I knew he was bad on taxes, spending, racial preferences, school choice, cloning, judges, labor issues, and a lot of other issues. But I hadn’t realized he had stood in the way of welfare reform, too, until I saw a brief mention of his role on kausfiles.com today. Remind me what the senator is good on? Or better yet, take a look at his primary opponent–conservative Pat Toomey.

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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