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I would hardly think Libby would be placed in the pantheon of neocons by anyone who knew anything about neoconservatism other than as a pejorative.
You make a good point, and I guess I didn't make the context as clear as I could. I'm using the term 'Neocon' here to refer to the handful of policy wizards responsible for our present engagement in Iraq . . . if you wanna call that pejoorative you'll get no argument from me.Obviously Libby wouldn't figure into a general survey of Neo-Conservatives (not prominently anyway), and that's not what this is. You're not gonna be seeing Irving Kristol or Midge Decter or any of the other 'Partisan Review' escapees.
I was going around confusing G. Gordon Liddy with I. Lewis Libby for some time before the lack of a bloodline was established for me.
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