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The Two Worlds of Paul Ryan

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It’s hard to think about the United States’ place in the world without maintaining an underlying sense of its government’s direction.  Hillary Clinton presumably clinched the Democratic Party nomination last week.  Attention will swing now to the Republican primaries. Jeb Bush may yet be his party’s nominee. That’s what I expected when he announced his candidacy in January. I still think a choice between Bush and Clinton would make for a very close race. But a Bush nomination is a much longer shot today than nine months ago. Even if he makes it through the gantlet of the GOP primaries,