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Re: Murtha The Conservative

Huh. John – Call me crazy but that sounds crazy to me. That would have made sense two years ago. But the fact is that to the extent anyone in America has any clue who Murtha is, they think of him as the guy who wants to bug out of Iraq. His pro-military record gives him credibility on that score, but I just don’t think it moves the image of the Congressional Dems to the right. 

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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