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The socialism of fools has returned to vogue not just in the Middle East and France, but in the American left and Washington.

11:00 PM, Feb 20, 2003 • By DAVID BROOKS
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I mentioned that I barely know Paul Wolfowitz, which is true. But I do admire him enormously, not only because he is both a genuine scholar and an effective policy practitioner, not only because he has been right on most of the major issues during his career, but because he is now the focus of world anti-Semitism. He carries the burden of their hatred, which emanates not only from the Arab world and France, but from some people in our own country, which I had so long underestimated.

David Brooks is a senior editor at The Weekly Standard.