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Rep. Franks Responds

“I appreciate that he didn’t dodge the question. . . . But no matter how competent they are, if they’ve forgotten that the first station of government is to protect the innocent, they are miscast” as leaders of the government.

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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