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10 Explanations Of How Conservatism Helps The Middle Class

pcieslak carson Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 11:04 AM
I agree with all of this. it is a damn shame that Romney did not take any time during his campaign to explain any of this to the voters. Because he is so smart and full of common sense, I think that he actually did not think that he he needed to explain why he had the better plan. Most of it is common sense, and he made the mistake of assuming that most of the voters are smart enough to know better on their own. Obama on the other hand is just plain stupid, and this is why a greater percentage of the voters felt that he better understood them.
My ballpoint pen Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 1:52 PM
It's a mistake to think Obama is stupid. A demagogue, shrewd politician, wolf in sheep's clothing, puppet of Pelosi and Reid, rich millionaire living at the expense of blacks chained on their plantation of poverty - yes. But not stupid.
Kibitzer Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 4:05 PM
You left out puppet of George Soros.

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...