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“Common Sense”

It turns out that when politicians appeal to it, they are just using rhetoric to support their partisan positions. So says University of Virginia professor Sophia Rosenfeld. What a shocking revelation! Has anyone ever come to this insight before?

Ramesh Ponnuru — 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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