The Corner

Don’t Be Surprised

if, at the Republican convention this year, there is a motion to repudiate the president’s amnesty program. The platform in 1992 repudiated President Bush’s tax increase. Also in 1992, the delegates voted for putting a wall (tactfully billed as a “structure”) at the Mexican border.

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.