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  • The progress of Stephen Harper, Canada’s Conservative prime minister.
  • We never needed a postal monopoly.
Books, Arts & Manners
  • Allis Radosh reviews Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes.
  • Matthew J. Franck reviews Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation, by Peter Berkowitz.
  • W. Bradford Wilcox reviews What to Expect When No One’s Expecting: America’s Coming Demographic Disaster, by Jonathan V. Last.
  • Mackubin Thomas Owens reviews The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today, by Thomas E. Ricks.
  • Katherine Connell reviews Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Church, by George Weigel.
  • Ross Douthat reviews Side Effects.
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March 11, 2013    |     Volume LXV, No. 4
ON THE COVER
Leader of the West

Conservatives, wherever they live, can be pleased with Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper. He is a leader of the West, and he is particularly interesting, not least because he is a surprise: a conservative flower that has bloomed in unpromising soil.

By Jay Nordlinger

COVER: Mike Kemp/Rubberball/Corbis

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