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Wake Up, Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservatives

annfan_777 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 8:09 AM
Those weren't conservatives who voted for Johnson. They were "moderates" who are basically liberals without the guts to admit it.
W5DXP Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 8:37 AM
Gary Johnson is a fiscal conservative who believes in a minimum size constitutional government that keeps its nose out of an individual's private affairs as long as the use of force (or threat of force) is not in play. That's a socially liberal position based on individual rights and freedom. Conservative Republicans want to limit social freedom. Liberal Democrats want to limit economic freedom. Libertarians support both social freedom and economic freedom.

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...