Brad DeLong finds the quote that tells you everything you need to know about the origins of the Neoconservative Movement:
Among the core social scientists around The Public Interest there were no economists….The task…was to create a new majority, which evidently would mean a conservative majority, which came to mean, in turn, a Republican majority…
L’Shana Tovah, Shabbat Shalom. May 5770 be better, saner, and more prosperous for all than 5769.
Title ref (and can you believe it’s Op. 4??):
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