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Apr 20, 1998, Vol. 3, No. 31 • By RAMESH PONNURU
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Some intellectuals will doubtless be tempted by this dismal scene to fashion a big-government conservatism. But a better alternative would be for conservatives to relearn how to think politically. And a first step would be to realize that Bill Clinton's two election victories were not just blips on a conservative trendline.

Ramesh Ponnuru is national reporter for National Review.