The Non-Education of Ross Douthat

Nicholas Grossman on why the Times columnist insists on defending a version of the Republican party that doesn't exist.

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The Non-Education of Ross Douthat

NICHOLAS GROSSMAN: The New York Times columnist insists on defending a version of the Republican party that doesn't exist.

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Happy Tuesday! I hope you enjoyed the last dog days of summer! We enjoyed the HOA pool for one last afternoon, and the dogs continued to (try) and bond.

We also had some BBQ this weekend.

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“Welcome is the right word…” And I’m glad my state is welcoming refugees from Afghanistan.

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The other Afghan women… Make sure you earmark 20 minutes to read this New Yorker story. It’s your #mustread #longread of the day. I don’t want to spoil a word of it for you.

House GOP priorities…

Wait, what?

Is this bad?

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