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How Betty Ford’s Death Illustrates What Has Been Lost in Our Political Culture

Betty Ford’s tenure as First Lady was the last time in American politics someone in that role could inspire bi-partisan admiration—even while expressing her own political views. Her passing reminds us of what has been lost in our political culture.

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Tempest in a Teapot: The Non-Controversy of Obama’s Notre Dame Commencement Speech

Protesters at Notre Dame fear that President Obama will use his commencement speech to “co-opt” the Catholic vote and promote his “extreme views on abortion.” No need for either: the vast majority of Catholics already agree with him.

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