Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick Joseph Buchanan (/bjuːˈkænən/; born November 2, 1938) is an American paleoconservative political commentator, author, syndicatedcolumnist, politician, and broadcaster. Buchanan was a senior advisor to U.S. Presidents Richard NixonGerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan, and was an original host on CNN's Crossfire.[1] He sought the Republican presidential nomination in 1992 and 1996. He ran on the Reform Party ticket in the 2000 presidential election.

He co-founded The American Conservative magazine and launched a foundation named The American Cause.[2] He has been published in Human EventsNational ReviewThe Nation, and Rolling Stone. He was a political commentator on the MSNBC cable network, including the show Morning Joe until February 2012, and now appears on Fox News. Buchanan has been a regular on The McLaughlin Group since the 1980s. His political positions can generally be described as paleoconservative,[3] and many of his views, particularly his opposition to American imperialism and the managerial state, echo those of the Old Right Republicans of the first half of the 20th century.

 

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