The Corner

Gop Convention

It really could use a few more conservative speakers. Here’s a list the planners can draw from: Sen. Jon Kyl (Arizona’s best senator), Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas, Gov. Bill Owens of Colorado, Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, Gov. Craig Benson of New Hampshire. And how about adding Rep. Henry Hyde to the program? One of these years–possibly before the 2008 meeting–he’ll retire. The time is now.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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