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Here are last week's most popular columns:

The Gatekeeper: How a little bureaucratic office became the biggest impediment to Barack Obama's health care plans, by Peter Suderman (12/8)

Progressives vs. Democracy: The health care debate reveals a nasty tendency within liberal politics, by Brian Doherty (12/9)

Why I Prefer French Health Care: The U.S. system's deep flaws make socialism more tempting, by Matt Welch (12/7)

Did ABC Fire John Stossel? The truth about my move to Fox, by John Stossel (12/10)

Clemency on Trial: Most governors grant clemency for the wrong reasons. Here's what coverage of the Huckabee/Clemons case is missing, by Radley Balko (12/10)