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John Theodoracopulos

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Cofounder and coeditor, The American Conservative.

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THE FIGHT ON THE RIGHT: Neoconservatives versus Paleoconservatives

with Steven Hayward, John Theodoracopulosvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, May 16, 2003

Conservative: favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change. But is the definition of a conservative changing in twentieth-century America? Today conservatives seem to be divided into two groups, the neoconservatives and those who view themselves as traditional conservatives—sometimes derisively called the "paleoconservatives." Are the neoconservatives, including many in the Bush administration, actually, as some charge, radicals in conservative clothing? Or have the paleoconservatives become too hidebound for their own good?