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Peter confirms what’s been eating at me all day. I could have sworn the savings and loan stuff was on poppa Bush’s watch, but I figured I must have mis-remembered and it started with Reagan. I just assumed Mr. Muck got it right. I think I know who Mr. Muck is and I like and respect him. But, considering — as Peter notes — Mr. Muck started out by insinuating those of us who disagreed with the White House don’t know our facts, I will offer good-natured, metaphorical, Three Stooges nyuck-nyuck-whack in response.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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