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The End of ‘But Gorsuch’?

I wrote a couple of weeks ago about how it’s time to retire the “but Gorsuch” meme. The tax bill may now tip conventional wisdom into the view that Trump has actually accomplished a number of important things this year:

And that tweet leaves out a number of noteworthy (and praiseworthy, in my view) actions, such as the increased immigration enforcement and the speech recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Trump’s first year has been rocky — and there will certainly be more rockiness ahead — but we can’t say that we’ve come up empty handed.

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: 

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