mcgovernite

mcgovernite

[mə′gəv·ər‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
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He becomes ever more aware that he's going to be held personally responsible if a bomb goes off anywhere in the country, particularly if he's a liberal Democrat whose foes are eager to paint him as a soft-on-terror McGovernite.
Because for years the Democrats had used Afghanistan as a talking point to rail against the Iraq War -- while avoiding the politically suicidal appearance of McGovernite pacifism.
If Obama wins, of course, every likelihood is that he will simply continue the McGovernite "come home, America" policies that have contributed so significantly to the Middle East's deteriorating security situation.
The neocons were recent additions to the conservative family many were Cold Warriors who defected from the McGovernite Democratic Party, and a significant number were Jewish.
The Left howls now, but from the very start, Obama signaled his lack of interest in McGovernite ideas of change in foreign policy.
They drifted to the right in the 1960s and 1970s as the Democratic Party moved to the anti-war McGovernite left .
In the early 1970s, Shanker joined the Coalition for a Democratic Majority (CDM), which was created in opposition to the Democratic Party's ill-defined McGovernite wing.
The head of the English department of which I was such a precarious member was a dignified Southern patriot and a captain in the Naval Reserve--hardly the profile of a natural McGovernite.
Bill Clinton may present himself to the public as a mainstream moderate, but his likable justices and judges are working quietly to impose a radical McGovernite legislative agenda on the country.
But for conservative Republicans, the demographic parallels were merely lagniappe--since for them every Democratic leader, no matter how Southern, how pro-war, how middle-of-the-road, is really a McGovernite.
Nor does Clinton's record provide a clean answer; though mocked as a 1960s anything-goes liberal, he governed mostly as a moderate, devising a new Democratic rhetoric, vision, and program on such issues as the budget, welfare, crime, and national defense that severed the party's last ties to its 1972 McGovernite identity.
At first blush, President Clinton's language of citizenship seems a sharp departure from the McGovernite ideology that has dominated American liberalism for the past 25 years.