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I also thought Bush’s answer on religion in public life was pretty good–I’d have said very good if there weren’t some of the usual verbal goofiness. (“Faith-based is an important part of my life, individually. . .”) He politely disagreed with the Family Research Council on whether the judicial filibusters were attacks on “people of faith” qua people-of-faith. (Based on the FRC’s latest statement, I’d say the organization is wisely taking a half-step away from this claim itself.) And he demanded up-or-down votes on judges.

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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