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Thanks, Ramesh

Your post says it all. Andrew’s a smart guy. He read my original post which listed many conservatives who have criticized Bush who are not routinely called liberal by Bush loyalists. It was Andrew who was categorical and sweeping when he suggested that anyone who ever criticizes Bush is automatically branded a liberal. I never said that it never happens and he knows it. If I thought all it took was a few emails to JPod to disprove my point, I never would have bothered.

His jab is sub-par, and I’m sure he knows that too. Anyway, after that drive, I don’t think I can take the high road and continue to debate Andrew’s debating tactics, so I’ll just leave it there.

Jonah Goldberg, a senior editor of National Review and the author of Suicide of the West, holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute.

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