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Saddam & Politics

Man, oh man, do I hope that Rove’s much-reported giddy confidence about the election wasn’t hinged on a hoped-for tidal wave of support stemming from the Saddam verdict. If that’s his November surprise, the GOP really is doomed.

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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