[David Goldman is not only a smart guy, he's a committed Jew and Zionist. If nothing else, his liberal use of "neocon" here proves that the word is NOT a dog whistle for "Jew," but a legitimate descriptor for a particular ideology whose god is Democracy. df]
ASIA TIMES NEWS & FEATURES, FEBRUARY 29, 2016
When the chips are down, the neo-conservative movement has nothing to do with American power, or with Mideast oil, or with Israel. It is a cult that believes that democratic institutions as such are the solution to the world’s problems, and will continue to believe this no matter how much evidence accumulates to the contrary.