The Corner

Something to Hope For

Bill Frist is warning his colleagues that if they don’t pass the omnibus spending bill, it will be necessary to keep funding for many government program’s at last year’s level, “wiping out proposed spending increases for a number of popular programs.”

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.