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    that the nation would be threatened by foreign interests, and domestic special interests masquerading as patriots.  Nationalism here has an anti-imperial and egalitarian history. You might not like TR, but his New Nationalism was not about war, rather progressivism based on equal opportunity, derived from Lincoln, Clay's American System, Hamilton. The redefinition of the national interest as an array of plutocratic and imperial special interests, is not nationalism, but rather a sure sign of its subversion.  

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