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The need to explain

(Editor’s note: Charles Krauthammer is on vacation this week. He should be back next week.) The most successful Republican presidential candidate of the past half century—Ronald Reagan, who was elected and re-elected with landslide victories—bore little resemblance to the moderate candidates that Republican conventional wisdom depicts as the key to victory, even though most of these moderate candidates have in fact gone down to defeat.

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  • Headline: The need to explain
  • Publication: Editorial, Pages 16 on 11/17/2012
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