Success has a million fathers; failure is an orphan. By this measure, George W. Bush’s recent commencement speech at the University of Notre Dame was a success. Several people have told us, each with absolute authority, who drafted the speech. Unfortunately, the authoritative versions don’t agree. One name, emphatically reported, was Michael Novak, who also was present at Notre Dame as part of the presidential party. Frankly, the speech...
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