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It’s a Surprise to Me

I didn’t expect Edwards to be the pick. I figured that Kerry would resent his staying in the primaries so long, resent the media campaign to put him on the ticket, resent the comparisons. Kerry did what he thought was necessary to win the election. If I were a Democrat, I’d be pretty pumped.

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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