Sarah Palin’s New Conservatism*
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“Today’s conservatives resemble the exhumed figures of Pompeii, trapped in postures of frozen flight, clenched in the rigor mortis of a defunct ideology”,  thus opined Sam Tanenhaus, editor  of NYT Books Review, on contemporary conservatism in his book Death Of Conservatism, published in the immediate aftermath of Barack Obama’s victory in the 2008.