The usual suspects

Okay, so no one liked the Bush inaugural speech, with prominent conservatives like Peggy Noonan and Bill Buckley making plain their dismay at its militant wackiness. And no wonder, just look at the wackos who had a hand in it, according to the Los Angeles Times:

“As they drafted the speech this month, White House political aide Karl Rove and chief speechwriter Michael Gerson held a two-hour seminar with a panel of foreign policy scholars, including several leading neocons — newspaper columnist Charles Krauthammer, Fouad Ajami of Johns Hopkins University and Victor Davis Hanson of Stanford’s Hoover Institution — according to a person who was present. “