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Cary McMillan

Hogan is popular because he governs well, not because he does what's popular

Hogan is popular because he governs well, not because he does what's popular

The American writer Ambrose Bierce defined a hypocrite as "one who professes virtues that he does not respect and secures the advantage of seeming to be what he despises."

In a self-righteous critique of Gov. Larry Hogan's executive order to start schools after Labor Day, Del. Eric Luedtke, my liberal Democratic colleague, divides politicians into two types: "panderers" and "courage politicians" ("Hogan and Franchot: Profiles in pandering," Sept. 2).

Panderers, he says, "will say or do anything to make themselves more popular....

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