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Remembering Jesse Helms


"If Ronald Reagan was the sunny and optimistic face of modern conservatism, the uncompromisingly defiant exemplar of it was Jesse Helms," writes John Fund, a columnist for The Wall Street Journal, in his op-ed, How Jesse Helms Made a Difference."

Fund remembers the legacy and politics of the late former senator who died Friday, and how Helms' "career provides a blueprint for anyone who represents an embattled minority viewpoint.'

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