Mr. Cao Goes To Washington

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Whether or not the "Future is Cao" (oh, John Boehner ...) - and indeed, whether or not the newest Louisiana Congressman has any chance of winning re-election once the Democrats get their act together and put up someone who didn't get caught with an illicit $90,000 in his freezer - I hope that we can all agree with an over-the-moon Reihan that the world would be a better place if the Republican minority included many more politicians like Joseph Cao.

Indeed, I think there's a pretty strong case that the GOP should only nominate Asian-American Catholics from here on out ...

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Ross Douthat is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.

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