Daniel McCarthy, editor of The American Conservative magazine, discusses the principles of conservatism as he see them, the dumbing down of different political schools of thought into left and right and the convenience of such a system in lending itself toward imperialism, the problem of the red-state military belligerence and the importance of the antiwar types on the right staying open to the idea that they can be reached and the Bush/Obama plot to discredit interventionism for all time.