Fighting Words: A Tale of How Liberals Created Neo-Conservatism
Ben Wattenberg talked about his book, "Fighting Words: A Tale of How Liberals Created Neo-Conservatism, published by Thomas Dunne Books. In his book, Ben Wattenberg explains his political shift from left to right, from Democrat to neo-conservative. He became disenchanted with what he describes as the Democratic Party’s move to the far left and he established the Coalition for a Democratic Majority in response. In his book, Mr. Wattenberg explains why he is a neo-con and how he defines the term, which he believes is often misunderstood. He writes about several of his proteges, who have found a platform in President George W. Bush’s administration. E.J. Dionne, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Micheal Barone, Resident Fellow American Enterprise Institute, also participated in the discussion. All panelists responded to questions from the audience close
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Michael Barone Resident Fellow American Enterprise Institute
Karlyn Bowman Senior Fellow American Enterprise Institute->Public Opinion Studies
Eugene "E.J." Joseph Dionne Jr. Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
Ben J. Wattenberg Senior Fellow American Enterprise Institute
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