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10 Explanations Of How Conservatism Helps The Middle Class

goldilocks Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 2:05 PM
Conservative Washington, Adams and hamilton believed in big govt. Lincoln thru TR believed in big govt. So when did conservative Republicans come to believe in small govt?
goldilocks Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 2:07 PM
btw, John W. Dean wrote

there is no agreed upom definiton of

conservative

and

conservativism.

There's a lot to be said for talking about the Constitution, economic theory and what's best for the country. However, one place we conservatives have slipped in recent years is framing our policies in a way that answers the very first question on the mind of most voters, "How does this benefit me?"

That needs to change.

Conservatism is an ideology that benefits everyone, but it's particularly helpful to middle class Americans. If we want to bring more of those voters to the Right, we have to do a better job of explaining to them exactly how we're...