Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, where he has covered national politics for 18 years, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a resident fellow at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics.
Ponnuru is the author of a book about the sanctity of life in American politics and a monograph about Japanese industrial policy. He has published articles in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. He received a history degree from Princeton University.
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