Robert Locke

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Robert Locke is an American conservative columnist. Locke has attended both Columbia University and University of Chicago.[1] He is critical of liberals, libertarians,[2] and some "compassionate conservatives", including George W. Bush.[citation needed] He is an admirer of neoconservative scholar Leo Strauss,[3] architect Robert A.M. Stern, and photorealist painter Richard Estes. He was a columnist in FrontPage Magazine until February 2003.

He currently resides in New York City, New York.

Controversies[edit]

In the January 21, 2003, issue of Manhattan weekly NY Press, FrontPage Magazine editor David Horowitz publicly disassociated himself from Locke, stating that certain published e-mails written by Locke as a representative of his publication held views that "do not reflect mine in any way, shape or fashion."[4]

Locke wrote two articles for The American Conservative, a paleoconservative magazine for which Scott McConnell is one of the three editors. McConnell dismissed Locke[5] after reading that Locke wrote an article for VDARE suggesting the involuntary transfer of Palestinians from all of Israel as a solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.

References[edit]

  1. ^ He maintains membership in a conservative alumni organization of the former.
  2. ^ Locke, Robert (2005). "Marxism of the Right," The American Conservative, March 14.
  3. ^ Although, as a self-proclaimed agnostic, he is critical of Strauss' atheism.
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20110712031319/http://www.nypress.com/print-article-6958-print.html
  5. ^ Shell, Tony (2011). "Impostors, False Friends, Manipulators of The Counter-Jihad Movement," The Uk Column, February 11.

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