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paleoconservative

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Informal Extremely or stubbornly conservative in political matters.

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  • n. A political conservative who espouses paleoconservatism, embracing states' rights and social structures perceived to be traditional
  • adj. Holding views associated with paleoconservatism, including opposition to the federal government and social change

Etymologies

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From paleo- +‎ conservative, by analogy with neoconservative.

Examples

  • Commentator Peter Oborne who has appropriately been described as a paleoconservative says of Cameron's critics: the charges made - that Cameron has betrayed immutable Conservative principles, is focused on presentation, and lacks substance - are serious ones which deserve to be answered.

    William Wilberforce and the grand tradition of radical toryism

  • For as has been pointed out by Bill Kristol — one of the few conservative intellectuals who has been willing to say a good word about Mrs. Palin — her views are much closer to those of her conservative opponents than they are to the isolationists and protectionists on the "paleoconservative" right or to the unrealistic "realism" of the "moderate" Republicans who inhabit the establishment center.

    In Defense of Sarah Palin

  • William S. Lind is what you could call a "paleoconservative", which seems somewhat whacko to my milquetoast weltanschauung, but, Willie is something of an avant-garde theorist, when it comes to things military.

    When the Mexican toilet flushes . . .

  • Groups on the "paleoconservative" Right – those not in the Bush neoconservative orbit who have strong ideological reasons for joining an ad hoc alliance – include some of the organizations most disliked by leftists: The John Birch Society, Phyllis Schlafly's Eagle Forum, the Rockford Institute, the "Buchanan Brigades" of Pat Buchanan's American Cause, libertarian-leaning Lew Rockwell and his Ludwig von Mises Institute.

    Rebel Alliance General Strike 9/11/08

  • In particular, neoconservatives disagree with the nativist, protectionist, and non-interventionist strain of American conservatism once exemplified by the ex-Republican "paleoconservative" Pat Buchanan.

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  • It was left to the so-called "paleoconservative" right, the Pat Buchanan, Eric Margolis types, to make the obvious case against the war, but even those of us who agreed with them found it tough to stomach their tendency to blame the whole thing on Israel.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • I’ve also been called a paleoconservative and a crunchy conservative, (which sounds like fun, but I’m not sure what it means, exactly).

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  • For as has been pointed out by Bill Kristol-one of the few conservative intellectuals who has been willing to say a good word about Mrs. Palin-her views are much closer to those of her conservative opponents than they are to the isolationists and protectionists on the "paleoconservative" right or to the unrealistic "realism" of the

    NW Republican

  • For as has been pointed out by Bill Kristol-one of the few conservative intellectuals who has been willing to say a good word about Mrs. Palin-her views are much closer to those of her conservative opponents than they are to the isolationists and protectionists on the "paleoconservative" right or to the unrealistic "realism" of the "moderate" Republicans who inhabit the establishment center.

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  • Where did this word, "paleoconservative," originate?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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