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Meese Helps Social Conservatives to Stay Relevant

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Former Attorney General Edwin Meese is organizing regular meetings of conservative activists to ensure social issues remain high on the GOP agenda.

But even some conservatives who share the participants cultural views look at the Meese sessions with skepticism.

Frankly, you got a lot of old-line folks who recognize that train is leaving and they want to be on it, a longtime socially conservative activist told Roll Call. They always want to co-opt.

 

Correction: July 25, 2011

This story has been updated to indicate that Alfred Regnery is the former head of Regnery Publishing.

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