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We already covered that. Yes, Bush was a progressive. At least Bush didn't make it a point of his campaign to say he would not do that. Remember "Hope and Change?" Remember "No lobbyists in the admin?" Remember "Most transparent admin?" You progs are very good at projection and diversion. Just because Bush did it, doesn't mean that it is OK for O to do it sevenfold.
As always, it depends on what is being subsidized. Billions for a solar projects run by a major donors? Multiple billions for corporate farming in the form of direct subsidies and forced ethanol fuel mandates? Billions to auto companies that are on the brink of failure due to gross mismanagement? Public funding for moon-shot science projects that would never get enough private funding and would advance American interests and the interests of mankind are one thing. But I don't think we have the ambition for anything like that anymore. We are too interested in living in the past and seeking social justice.
The difference between Bush and O is, Bush didn't surround himself with self-avowed card-carrying marxists, then claim that it has no bearing on his own ideology.
Yes. Bush was a progressive aka "compassionate conservative"
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