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As a Corner reader caught earlier via K-Lo, somebody in Iraq is obviously a fan of the most right-wing movie to come out of Hollywood in the 1980s: Red Dawn. From the Wash Post: “Sanchez said U.S. forces launched ‘Operation Red Dawn’ to capture Hussein after receiving information Saturday morning that he was hiding at one of the two locations, dubbed Wolverine I and Wolverine II.” For the uninitiated, the “Wolverines” in Red Dawn are American guerillas who fight Soviet invaders in Colorado.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.


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