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The Problem With Gephardt

A reader points out (I hadn’t realized the National Guard history): “Dick Gephardt might not be the man for Kerry’s VP slot for the simple reason that he served in the Air National Guard during the Vietnam War. The fact would seem to spoil the he-man war hero v. party boy draft dodger motif that so many of Kerry’s supporters adore. “

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter, the G-File. Subscribe here to get the G-File delivered to your inbox on Fridays. Dear Reader (Including all you whippersnappers under the age of 50), I’m writing this from somewhere over the Atlantic. At least I hope that’s ... Read More
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The Real Reasons American Evangelicals Support Israel

It never fails. Whenever a Republican president makes a controversial or contentious move to support Israel -- such as moving the American embassy to Jerusalem, or yesterday’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights -- you’ll see various “explainers” and other stories that purport ... Read More