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adj. Informal
Extremely or stubbornly conservative in political matters.

pa′le·o·con·ser′va·tive n.
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Bolton has been variously described as a neoconservative, a paleoconservative and a conservative hawk.
Two decades later, a billionaire in a Brioni suit won the support of constitutional populist Republicans and the paleoconservative populist Buchanan, with his America First theme.
Now for a vastly different take, this time telling jottings from a thought-provocative book, 'Suicide of a Super Power: Will America Survive to 2025?' by paleoconservative Patrick J.
Buchanan, "Putin's Paleoconservative Moment," The American Conservative, December 17, 2013.
ix), what is often referred to in conservative thought as "a paleoconservative" (12)--the traditional meaning of legal conservatism favors "a moral, altruistic Burkean legal aristocracy" (p.
Jones describes himself as a libertarian and paleoconservative while others describe him as conservative, right-wing, alt-right and far right. ( New York magazine has also described Jones as "America's leading conspiracy theorist", while the ( Southern Poverty Law Center describes him as "the most prolific conspiracy theorist in contemporary America".
Gottfried, a paleoconservative historian who formerly taught at Elizabethtown College, goes through the answers, stressing that they have changed over the years, and reminding us that we don't necessarily get smarter with the passage of time, even though we certainly gather more information.
Liberal Internationalist Democrats and Paleoconservative Republicans, 1993-2001
He gave his imprimatur to DiLorenzo's work, thereby elevating what might otherwise have been a peculiar book from the depths of Rothbard's libertarian, paleoconservative, neo-Confederate intellectual backwater to a nationally known and provocative piece of severe Lincoln revisionism.
The only living Republicans for which Taylor has kind words are the paleoconservative Pat Buchanan, the libertarian Ron Paul, and the Tea Party conservative Jim DeMint.
What possible advantage can I, by all accounts a viciously paleoconservative malcontent, garner by trashing a famous leftie like the dear departed Alexander Cockburn?
Mitt Romney faded away weighed down by a self-inflicted paleoconservative mindset reminiscent of cold war days.