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I Think I Owe an Apology to George W. Bush.

ranma2 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 1:13 AM
Nope... There is this thing called "Marketing Strategies". If you have run a business, you would understand that sometimes you just have to SAY THINGS DIFFERENTLY to grab that 100K business deal. How you present your ideas has a big effect on how the ideas gets received.

William F. Buckley once noted that he was 19 when the Cold War began at the Yalta conference. The year the Berlin Wall came down, he became a senior citizen. In other words, he explained, anti-Communism was a defining feature of conservatism his entire adult life. Domestically, meanwhile, the right was largely a "leave me alone coalition": Religious and traditional conservatives, overtaxed businessmen, Western libertarians, and others fed up with government social engineering and economic folly. The foreign policy battle against tyrannical statism abroad only buttressed the domestic antagonism toward well-intentioned and occasionally democratic statism at home.

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