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Wake Up, Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservatives

SD3 Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 9:11 AM
Anyone who wants to adhere to a definition of marriage that is thousands of years old must be pretty wacky. And certainly anyone who thinks we ought to adhere to a contract that all 50 states ratified, is just hopelessly stuck.

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...