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Keep in mind that Townsend has complained that churches make a big deal about abortion and stem-cell research–she’s an Emily’s List Democrat–instead of focusing on the “large issues” where they (supposedly) agree with liberals. Her problem isn’t with Republicans; it’s with her church’s teachings.

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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