The hubris of the NeoCons
in 2003 is mirrored by the recklessness of the Brexiteers in 2018.
Over the Memorial Day weekend, neocon
gad-fly and Weekly Standard editor William Kristol dropped his latest #NeverTrump salvo, another hint that he has found an "acceptable" Republican to head up a third-party, independent run for the White House.
' vision on Iraq was articulated in an article recently published in Foreign Affairs magazine.
In a sense the 'Arab Spring' invigorated the neocons
, but also reminded them of their political impotence.
Which brings me to modern Persia, or "Eye-ran," as that poor neocon
victim George W.
opposed government programs that undermined personal responsibility and community cohesion, but they supported those programs that reinforced them or that had no effect.
do not represent American public opinion.
had not planned for a difficult political transition.
Platforma Obywatelska is a party that in many ways resembles American neocons
. It won the 4 July 2010 presidential election and is labeled "center-right" by commentators sympathetic to it.
What convinced the neocons
to move to the right were the failures of Great Society domestic programs.
Even administration neocons
endorsed this strategy, showing the discrepancy between theory and practice.
Insistence on right wing orthodoxy in the Western Hemisphere, and preparedness to use force to achieve this, are what the Neocons
would have wanted.