A sensible conservative

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    "The United States did not vote for socialism. It could not do so, because neither party offers socialism. Both parties champion a free enterprise economy cushioned by a certain amount of social insurance. The Democrats (mostly) want more social insurance, the Republicans want less. National politics is a contest to move the line of scrimmage, in a game where there's no such thing as a forward pass, only a straight charge ahead at the defensive line. To gain three yards is a big play."

    Conservatives, don't despair - CNN.com
     
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    David Frum?....Srsly? :rolleyes:
     
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    You're deciding who is and isn't a conservative these days? When did they have that election? I demand a recount! :rolleyes:
     
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    The only people that find Frum remotely "conservative" (whatever the hell that's supposed to mean anymore) are the lolberal lamestream media Boiking pompom wavers, like those at the Comrade News Network.

    But thanks for the good lulz. :lol:
     
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    You'd appear so much more perceptive if you'd stick to words that you can actually define.

    'Conservative' comes to mind.
     
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    More gobble-de-gook that doesn't really mean anything. It's the conservatism we grew up with, not the foam-at-the-mouth variety you apparently favor. Got anything besides cutesy name calling? :eusa_boohoo:
     
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    He is no different than Caribou Barbie telling people who were and were not "Real" Americans during her campaign stumps. This of course occured before the people spoke and sent her ass back to Alaska.
     
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    Huntsman is also a cnn darling.
     
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    Who are you referring to (obviously not yourself)?
     
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    I wasn't defining it. The author of the article, a self-professed conservative, was. Apparently these days you have have to pass some sort of ideological purity test first. Big Tent, my ass!
     

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