Justin Raimondo’s obit for Irving Kristol

September 23, 2009 at 16:34 | Posted in Foreign Policy, International Affairs, Irving Kristol, Justin Raimondo, Neocon | Leave a comment


Irving Kristol, RIP

The "godfather" of the neocons leaves a legacy of perpetual war

by Justin Raimondo, September 21, 2009

To my knowledge, the late Irving Kristol was the only self-admitted neoconservative in existence. With his death, at the age of 89, does this mean the species is extinct? Far from it. In spite of the odd tendency of neoconservatives to deny their ideological heritage, there is no escaping it. The title of Kristol’s 1999 book pinpoints the problem: Neoconservatism: The Autobiography of an Idea.

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