On Being Deradicalized

Glazer, Nathan. "On Being Deradicalized." Commentary, 1970.

Excerpt: How does a radical—a mild radical, it is true, but still someone who felt closer to radical than to liberal writers and politicians in the late 1950s—end up by early 1970 a conservative, a mild conservative, but still closer to those who now call themselves conservative than to those who call themselves liberal?