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Bill Kristol Seeks Nomination for ‘Strange New Respect’ Award?

By on 2.5.11 | 5:20PM

We may need to dust off the trophy (named by longtime American Spectator correspondent Tom Bethell) for presentation to the Weekly Standard's editor who, in a column about the Egypt crisis, elbowed Charles Krauthammer and dissed Glenn Beck in such a way as to merit this headline from the Politico:

Kristol rebukes ‘hysterical' Beck,
conservatives on Egypt

My friend Professor Donald Douglas has written hopefully of "Egypt's Neoconservative Moment," but there apparently is a split among the neocons. My own Burkean view is that Egypt's future seems more likely to be rather paleo, if you catch my drift.

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