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What's That Smell?

The GOP is stinking up the joint.

Oct 23, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 06 • By P.J. O'ROURKE
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No price is too high to pay for principled idealism. And as soon as high-minded indignation has defeated the Republicans, there will be the impoverishment from protectionism, the horror of nuke-wielding petty dictators, and the increased killings by terrorists to prove it. Deep-thinking people will be relieved that Dennis Hastert can no longer cover up misbehavior in the congressional page program.

P.J. O'Rourke is a contributing editor to THE WEEKLY STANDARD.