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10 Explanations Of How Conservatism Helps The Middle Class

Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 8:32 AM
I remember a co-worker who was in the U.S. Navy at the time who told me that if she had a gun she would not shoot a person even if she caught that person in the act of raping her 12 year old daughter. I asked her "What the hell are you doing in the Navy, if you don't believe in defending that which is dear to you?".

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...