i. From Whom the Smell Roils
This isn’t really a complicated story. But following the subterranean connections might seem so, at first blush.
Let’s start with The Weekly Standard, that wholly-owned Rupert Murdoch money-loser (estimated at over $1 million a year) sop to the PNAC Right, and the Partnership for a New American Century’s founder and chairman, William Kristol.
According to Wikipedia in a prior incarnation:
Like National Review in the administration of Ronald Reagan, [The Weekly Standard] is very popular among United States President George W. Bush’s administration. Continue reading