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Wake Up, Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservatives

annfan_777 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 8:08 AM
Socially liberal people want Republicans to be more like Democrats. The GOP gave those voters exactly those type of candidates in 1996, 2008 and 2012, and we all saw how those candidacies worked out.

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...