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Wake Up, Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservatives

togubin Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 2:25 PM
Dear Ward/Bob: If you actually DIDN'T vote for Obama, then the message wasn't addressed to you. What Jonah and myself have a problem with are so-called "fiscal conservatives" who continue to vote Democrat because they just can't stand social conservatives. To that person (BOB): Fine. Vote for whoever you want, but don't pretend you're a "fiscal conservative". The dems are less fiscally conservative than the spendthrift Bush-type Rinos.

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.

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