Live from the Orange-Haired Baboon Cage: Paul Krugman: On Twitter: Why are Jews more liberal?: "Why are Jews more liberal than expected given income? Because unless stupid, they know where illiberalism leads"

Back in the 1960s-1970s Podhoretz, Kristol, & co thought that they could lead Jews into a conservative Republican Party no longer (explicitly) anti-semitic in the same that Pat Buchanan & co were leading many Irish Catholics into a conservative Republican Party no longer (explicitly) anti-Catholic. Deep historical memory of Irish Potato Famine & colonial rule served as a factor separating Irish Catholics from Anglo-Saxon Protestant establishment: more American money flowed to IRA than to Irgun & Stern Gang.

Yet Podhoretz, Kristol, & co failed where Buchanan & co succeeded...