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Random Points

(1) I’ve never seen much point one way or the other to the ANWR fight. I don’t think drilling would devastate the environment, but I also don’t think it’s much of a solution to any of America’s energy problems.

(2) I prefer the term “Ponnuruvians.”

(3) If Bush and his people were expecting an insurgency, or even hoping for one, why did they spend its early days denying its existence?

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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