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A simple rule for modern conservatism

David Frum

You wouldn't normally look to a Canadian election for a glimpse of the possible future of American politics. But maybe this is one time we should make an exception.

On Tuesday, the citizens of Toronto elected a new mayor. The successful candidate, Rob Ford, is a figure straight out of the U.S. Tea Party movement: a budget-cutting populist from a midpriced suburban neighborhood who speaks plain English and doesn't worry about his weight.

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