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Wake Up, Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservatives

Kevin2133 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 8:55 AM
Agree completely Tacitus. So-called conservatives had the chance to vote in the republican primary for a true fiscal conservative who believes in small government (Ron Paul), but they ultimately voted for Mitt Romney, the inspiration for Obamacare. The one thing Newt Gingrich said during the primaries that I agreed with completely was his comment about Mitt Romney - that Romney would better manage the decline of America better than Obama. That was true of all of the so-called conservative republicans who seek to increase the government's role in our lives.

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...