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VICARIOUS HYPOCHONDRIA

Harry Reid, earlier today, on taxpayer funding for stem-cell research that kills human embryos: “[W]e cannot deny 100 million Americans the hope of eventually finding a cure for a wide range of illnesses and conditions.” Who knew that one-third of Americans were sick?

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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