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Doing so is a useful way for conservatives today to chasten, bully, and cajole those who dare stray from the Church of Reagan--the religion of low taxes, big military budgets, and hawkish foreign policy.
A recent article in The Journal of the American Medical Association should chasten our legislators who are so eager to punish kids.
Reading Will should chasten the petty scribes who today scream scandal over every piddling political flap that rears its head.