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Re: Downton Abbey

I agree with most of that, Jonah, and would add that I got a little tired of people saying “after all, it’s 1920″ while commenting on social changes. I wonder if the skipping of the wedding represented a conscious decision not to give the audience what it wanted, since the show usually does nothing but.

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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