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Classy as Ever

Andrew Greeley: “McCain increasingly acts like an angry, befuddled cancer survivor and treats his rival like a field n—– who is just barely human.”

Update: An email:

Greeley writes about “crowds” baying for Obama’s blood. There have been, I think, one and a half lunatics saying anything like this?

I predict that if Obama wins, opposition to him will be treated as “hatred,” just as with “Clinton hatred,” but with accusations of racism thrown in. Meanwhile the notion that there was ever anything irrational about the hostility to Bush over the last 8 yrs will be swept under the rug.

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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