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The dumbest inclusion on his list has to be Diana West, since even the quote Noah provides is clearly not blaming Abu Ghraib on the media but complaining about the media’s treatment of Abu Ghraib. What he’s done is the equivalent of saying, “Noah’s last two columns blame conservatives for Abu Ghraib.” (Actually it’s worse, since Noah does, in fact, blame Don Rumsfeld.)

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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