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January 26, 2013 04:32 PM

The line of the day, from Andrew McCarthy

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

I think Andrew McCarthy wins the line of the day contest this morning with the opening of his National Review essay Apes, Pigs, and F-16s.  The F16s, as anyone following the news knows, are the advanced US fighter jets that we’re crating up and sending to our good friend Mohammed Morsi, the President of Egypt [...]

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