Over on The Corner is a raging debate about the origin and meaning of the term Neo-Conservative. I am very rarely critical of anything National Review and its people do, but I have to criticize this conversation: no one cares. The world view NR and her readers and advocates as conservatives. It doesn't separate Buchanan from Goldberg. And we conservative, including those of us who formerly wrote for NR on CompuServe, couldn't care less.
At the risk of contributing to this silly conversation, I must say that conversations about