Old Standard

Friday, December 02, 2005


Ten years ago, the philosophy known as neo-conservatism was on the outs among Republicans in D.C. But these days, the "neocon" agenda is reflected in much of the Bush Administration's foreign policy. What changed? For one, there was 9/11. But there was also the rise of a certain forum for neoconservative thinking called The Weekly Standard. Brooke talks to Bill Kristol about his magazine's first ten years. And she hears from American Conservative editor Scott McConnell, who's none-too-happy about the Weekly Standard's success.

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