The Corner

Bob Smith,

the erratic former Republican senator, who lost the New Hampshire primary in 2002, has endorsed Kerry. Of course, since he left the GOP and then came back to it to get a committee chairmanship, he may not really count as a “Republican for Kerry.”

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.