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Re Ross and Rachel

I hope I didn’t ruin the surprise for anybody. I don’t have any inside info but we all know (save Derb) that this is the only possible outcome.

The only question is whether they simply throw their daughter to the wolves so they can have a more romantic relationship. Seriously, I’m not a regular watcher any more, but that show’s treatment of parenthood — as if it’s only slightly more inconvenient than house-sitting for a friend and slighly less than taking care of someone else’s dog — has been scandalous. Then again, taking a show seriously where a paleontologist in New York City lives like a dotcom millionaire isn’t exactly a good idea.

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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