hawkism

hawkism

the advocacy of war or a belligerent national attitude, especially on the part of a public official. Cf. doveism. — hawk, n.hawkish, adj.
See also: War
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Fiscal responsibility and budget hawkism were conservative keystones, but the neo-cons' "what, me worry?" keystone cop-out approach to deficit spending has got even moderate Republicans worrying about guest appearances at federal bankruptcy hearings.
In an important article for National Journal, Paul Starobin reported on the emergence of a new coalition of what he called "liberal hawks" and "a theology of liberal hawkism." The question is, what do the liberal hawks want?