You hit the nail on the head. This is the revenge of the Paleo-Cons after the NeoCon takeover of every facet of the party starting with George Bush 41.
Pat has been consistently on message ever since then, and despite open disdain for the GOP he’s never considered himself anything except a conservative.
Why should Globalists define conservatism? I love the term I am not sure if it was Jeff Sessions or Trump, but the term was Economic Patriotism