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Assimilation Nation

Here’s the English First congressional scorecard (in pdf), assembled by the industrious Jim Boulet. Fun fact: Ted Kennedy and John Kerry don’t merely flunk with a grade of F, but actually get a grade of F-minus.

Grades of senators in close elections:

Kyl of Arizona: A

Lieberman of Connecticut: F-minus

Stabenow of Michigan: F

Talent of Missouri: A

Burns of Montana: A

Menendez of NJ: F-minus

DeWine of Ohio: C-minus

Santorum of Penn.: A-minus

Chafee of Rhode Island: C-minus

Allen of Virginia: A-minus

Cantwell of Washington: F

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.


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