The Corner

Funny

how there is always a sinister explanation when people don’t share Andrew Sullivan’s enthusiasm of the year: “To read the Corner today was to be reminded that some are immune to the grace and hope and civility that Reagan summoned at his best; the anger and bitterness is so palpably fueled by fear and racism it really does mark a moment of revelation to me.” I thought it was a dishonest and evasive speech with a few very good moments. Is that allowed?

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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