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5 Reasons Liberals Are Such Unpleasant People To Be Around

arvamus Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 1:49 PM
It's true that one can learn a lot about liberals from ex liberals who have left the darkness. It's like having an inside informant. In return, the ex-libs can breathe free as individuals among conservatives instead of marching with their assigned groups (by gender, race, sexual identity) in the tribal war that modern liberalism sets up.

Don't get me wrong. Not every conservative has a winning personality and not every liberal is a toothache in search of a mouth to inhabit. In fact, one of the single nicest people I know is a liberal (Hi, Julie Joyce!) Yet and still, it's not a reach to say that most liberals, especially the ones that are politically active, are just generally difficult to get along with.

It's not just me saying that either. I've interviewed more than one big name conservative who has told me that they moved over to the right in large part because the...