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November 14, 2012 11:22 AM

Help traveling South

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

I received this letter from a friend this morning.  It is making the rounds of cyberspace. I was going to say, “But of course it’s satire.” Then I asked myself: “How can you tell?” Well, how can  you tell? Dear President Obama: I’m planning to move my family and extended family into Mexico for my [...]

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