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The Weekly Standard’s demise is a reminder that there are some ideas worse than Trumpism

It’s good to see someone on the Left recognizing this. The most important benefit of Trumpism, in my view, is the eclipsing of the neocons.

By Matthew Yglesias

Vox

Moderator Joy-Ann Reid (L) and Bill Kristol at an “LBJ” panel during Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017, in Pasadena, California.
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The future of the venerable conservative magazine the Weekly Standard is in doubt for the sin of being insufficiently pro-Trump to satisfy the tastes of its owner and other denizens of the right-wing moneybags community. It’s a sad commentary on the state of the American conservative movement.

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