William Kristol

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William "Bill" Kristol is a triumphalist American neoconservative, and a pundit, "analyst," and "strategist." He is the publisher of the journal of opinion The Weekly Standard. He is also acknowledged as being consistently and remarkably wrong about virtually everything.[2] He loves that we get a little crinkle over our noses when we look at him like he's nuts.

Bill appears with regularity, several times a year, on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where he displays good humor in response to Stewart's rapier wit.

He was the only significant member of the Republican scribbling class to actively embrace John McCain in 2008, in contrast to others (e.g. David Brooks, David Frum, and even William F. Buckley's only son, for God's sake!) who appeared to retain possession of their faculties.

He is also a noted chickenhawk, even after the Iraq debacle.

During the 2016 election cycle Kristol has been a consistant critic of Donald Trump and called him a "bigot". He proposed putting together a conservative third party to run against Trump but the plan failed due to lack of support.