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Death of Neoconservatism?

Writing in Salon.com, Sidney Blumenthal contends that the dream of the Bush neocons has come to an end, leaving the U.S. influence in the world at its lowest since the days before WWII when the country was firmly isolationist.  Read the entire article here.  Thanks to Bruce Prescott for alerting me to this excellent article.

November 14, 2007 - Posted by | Uncategorized

4 Comments

  1. Ron Paul is pulling a lot of ex-Republicans back into pro-Republican activism. I, at least, see it as a chance to take the Republican party back from the Neocon takeover.

    Comment by Robert Fischer | November 15, 2007

  2. Well, Robert, I wish ya’ll luck with that. Ron Paul’s foreign policy is one I largely support, but his agenda is very libertarian. I think for real renewal, the GOP needs to recapture the legacy of Teddy Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Harold Stassen. But I see little movement in that direction, yet.

    Comment by Michael Westmoreland-White | November 15, 2007

  3. Alas, it seems that what’s likely to follow (if we’re lucky!) is the slightly milder “multilateral” version of this same ideology that we got during the Clinton years. I note that Blumenthal has just gone to work for Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

    Comment by Lee | November 15, 2007

  4. Alas, Lee, you could be right. And, just because I agree with Blumenthal about the Neo-cons, doesn’t mean I think he’s backing the right candidate in this campaign!

    Comment by Michael Westmoreland-White | November 15, 2007


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