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  • Bill Kristol: Let Palin Be Palin - Why the left is scared to death of McCain's running mate.

    08/30/2008 1:34:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 87 replies · 843+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | The September 8th, 2008 Issue | William Kristol
    A spectre is haunting the liberal elites of New York and Washington--the spectre of a young, attractive, unapologetic conservatism, rising out of the American countryside, free of the taint (fair or unfair) of the Bush administration and the recent Republican Congress, able to invigorate a McCain administration and to govern beyond it. That spectre has a name--Sarah Palin, the 44-year-old governor of Alaska chosen by John McCain on Friday to be his running mate. There she is: a working woman who's a proud wife and mother; a traditionalist in important matters who's broken through all kinds of barriers; a reformer...
  • Can the Neocons Get Their Groove Back?

    11/19/2006 6:51:55 AM PST · by shrinkermd · 62 replies · 923+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 19 November 2006 | Joshua Muravchik
    "...So, is neoconservatism dead? Far from it. Neoconservative ideas have been vindicated again and again on a string of major issues, including the Cold War, Bosnia and NATO expansion. It is the war in Iraq that has made "neocon" a dirty word, either because Bush's team woefully mismanaged the war or because the war (which neocons supported) was misconceived. But even if the invasion of Iraq proves to have been a mistake, that would not mean that the neoconservative belief in democracy as an antidote to troubles in the Middle East is wrong, nor would it confirm that neoconservatism's combination...