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The RJ Moeller Show: Ramesh Ponnuru

We’re excited to welcome Ramesh Ponnuru to “The RJ Moeller Show!” Ramesh PonnuruRamesh is a senior editor for National Review, where he has covered national politics for 18 years, and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He’s the author of “The Party of Death,” a book about the sanctity of life in American politics, as well as 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. We chat with Mr. Ponnuru about his experiences as a young conservative at an Ivy League school, how he ended up working for National Review, and what free-market voices on the Right like Bobby Jindal and Marco Rubio can do to lead conservatism forward. Follow him on Twitter at @rameshponnuru. In the second segment we welcome back to the podcast our friend Matt Levon who is in the States on a short leave from his base in South Korea where he serves in the United States Air Force. We run through some news headlines, including a recent study that found government workers are proportionally “less happy” at their job than their private sector counterparts. Enjoy the show by listening below, by heading over to Stitcher.com, or by downloading (and subscribing for free to) it on iTunes.