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I Think I Owe an Apology to George W. Bush.

Mokki Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 3:23 PM
This is nonsense. Tired of hearing this kind of thing, which has no basis in fact or reality. Just leftist anti-American propaganda.

William F. Buckley once noted that he was 19 when the Cold War began at the Yalta conference. The year the Berlin Wall came down, he became a senior citizen. In other words, he explained, anti-Communism was a defining feature of conservatism his entire adult life. Domestically, meanwhile, the right was largely a "leave me alone coalition": Religious and traditional conservatives, overtaxed businessmen, Western libertarians, and others fed up with government social engineering and economic folly. The foreign policy battle against tyrannical statism abroad only buttressed the domestic antagonism toward well-intentioned and occasionally democratic statism at home.

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