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Wake Up, Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservatives

Andy544 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 6:21 PM
Not perfect, just someone who believes in fiscal accountability and a balanced budget (you know, kind of like households? You don't spend more than you take in?)

Dear Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservative Friend,

That's pretty toothy, so I'm going to call you Bob.

But whatever specific name you go by, Bob, you know who you are. You're the sort of person who says to his conservative friends or co-workers something like, "I would totally vote for Republicans if they could just give up on these crazy social issues."

When you explain your votes for Barack Obama, you talk about how Republicans used to be much more moderate and focused on important things such as low taxes, fiscal discipline and balanced budgets.

When Colin Powell was on "Meet the...