War mongers united
The new ‘Bulwark’ is the latest signpost on the road back to power for America’s most disgraced brand of politics.
By Matt Taibbi and cross-posted from Rolling Stone
Neoconservatives, the architects of the War on Terror, are the political version of Jason in Friday the 13th: You can never bank on them being completely dead. They just hide under a log until the next funder appears.
The neocon media tribune, the Weekly Standard, did indeed fold recently. In no time they had a new voice: The Bulwark, edited by former Weekly Standard and current NBC/MSNBC contributor Charlie Sykes, with Weekly Standard founder Bill Kristol listed as “editor at large.”
The Bulwark features a quasi-Soviet realist title font, probably meant to be ironic. There’s also a three-masted ship for a logo, which senior editor Benjamin Parker tells me is a reference to the nautical definition of “bulwark,” i.e. the…
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