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He’s a good choice for TNR–a smart, lively, honest commentator who commands respect even from people who disagree with him. My only concern is the same one I had when Beinart became editor: that his new duties would leave less time for him to write.

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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