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Regarding the Chait Debate, I am, naturally, taking some jibing from pals over the generous Corner reader’s David Niven comparison — including some unseemly suggestions that I anonymously submitted it myself. As I told one correspondent this morning: How could you say such a thing? Compare this description from an on-line Niven bio: “Charming, dapper and with a dash of light-hearted sexual roguishness.” I thought people understood that this is exactly how we were reared in The Bronx!

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