The Corner

For The Record

Unless another shoe drops, I’ve decided to leave the Smart family alone. I think they’re odd and the story is bizarre, but these things are dwarfed against the backdrop of the monumental fact they’ve been without their daughter for 10 months and they deserve the benefit of the doubt.

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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