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Bill Kristol: Ross Douthat Will "Do A Great Job"

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At a luncheon held to celebrate the recent redesign of Commentary under new editor John Podhoretz, I asked Kristol for his thoughts on Ross Douthat, the conservative wunderkind who recently became the newest member of the Times's op-ed stable.

"I'm a big fan of Ross," he said. "I think he'll do a great job."

Fair enough. But seriously, though, no reservations about turning over your Monday column space to someone who spent the Reagan revolution in diapers?

"No, no. I'm pro-youth," Kristol said.

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