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Will Conservatives Ever Be Happy?
Aired 1/18/2001

This week, Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg presents an inaugural week program on the future of conservatism. The Republican party has more political power than anytime in recent memory. For the first time since the early 1950’s, Republicans control both the presidency and Congress. They hold a majority of governorships and have the edge over the Democrats in state legislatures. But no one is talking about a conservative revolution this time. Where’s the exuberance? Are conservatives still wary of George W. Bush? And how will conservatism fare in the coming years?
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  David Boaz
    Executive Vice President of the Cato Institute
  Tod Lindberg
    Editor of Policy Review
  Adam Wolfson
    Executive Editor of The Public Interest

Originally Aired: 1/18/2001

   
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