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By on 9.15.11 | 4:05PM

Zac Morgan over at Frum Forum remembers the Bush administration:

The truth is that the Republican Party has not had a conversation about the Bush years and what they mean in 2012.

Like it or not: our party was once led by a self-styled compassionate conservative who spent federal dollars to save people with HIV/AIDS in Africa, bailed out Wall Street, assailed nativism, protectionism, and isolationism, and rightfully said after Saddam Hussein was overthrown "everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear."

I remember things a bit differently.

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