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neoconservative

Definitions

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  • n. A supporter of neoconservatism.

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  • n. a conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism

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Examples

  • In an appearance on Meet The Press, he was unfamiliar with the term "neoconservative" -- even though the doctrine of democracy promotion was central to George W. Bush's foreign policy agenda and helped set off the invasion of Iraq.

    CNN.com

  • It was at this point that I appreciated that the term neoconservative had lost all meaning and that, from now on, it would be little more useful than "fascist" or even, often, "communist".

    Irving Kristol & the Life and Times of Neoconservatism

  • The term neoconservative was first used derisively by democratic socialist Michael Harrington to make clear that a group, many of whom called themselves liberal, was actually a group of newly conservative ex-liberals.

    Introducing "Think Twice" Word Detection System To OpEdNews

  • It is perhaps not surprising that some neoconservatives have charged in return that, in the mouths of their critics, neoconservative is a code word for Jewish, since the kind of takeover of the American body politic alleged is all too similar to the kinds of conspiracies laid at the feet of Jews in the history of anti-Semitism.

    Francis Fukuyama on the Neoconservative Legacy: an Excerpt from America at the Crossroads

  • In the year 2000 I had never even heard the term neoconservative, shortened to neocon.

    Peace Mom

  • Conservative writer David Horowitz argues that the increasing use of the term neoconservative since the 2003 start of the Iraq War has made it irrelevant:

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • In a 1981 letter to the Times's publisher, Punch Sulzberger, he writes: "Inasmuch as a neoconservative is a liberal who votes for the defense budget, it is possible to clarify the whole matter for your readers by describing such persons as patriots."

    A Born Controversialist

  • Beyond that, Mr. Cain acknowledged that he was unfamiliar with the neoconservative movement, and was not exactly sure what the word "neoconservative" meant.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The term neoconservative has recently inspired controversy, some arguing that it has become a politically correct euphemism for Jew. [

    In The Days

  • My attention was forfeited after the fifth use of the word neoconservative, in my own view a shibboleth that denotes the speaker a wanker.

    "Prince of Darkness Denies Own Existence."

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