"Bret Stephens, arguably the most hawkish voice at throughout the George W. Bush and Barack Obama presidencies, now occupies an even more prominent perch at . Bari Weiss, also formerly of the , has also moved to the , despite a history of smearing Muslim and Arab professors. And Max Boot, yet another veteran, has been rewarded with columnist status at for his intrepid defense of America’s wars. A similar pattern can be discerned across network television and public radio, where proponents of American hegemony—ranging from former Bush speechwriter David Frum to founder of Bill Kristol to editor in chief of Jeffrey Goldberg to former US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power and a daunting litany of national-security-state officials—are presented as wise sages.
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