Keeping in mind that the two are not necessarily mutually exclusive, which is the more important value in terms of your political beliefs?
Do you focus on the ideal situation and strive to make that a reality as much as you can? Or do you favor pragmatism and think that each situation should be taken into account on it's own merits? Are there inherent Truths that should be followed or is the world too complex for these ideals to be considered as a basis for thoughts/actions?
This is meant to be as objective as possible; please excuse any perceived bias in the above if you find any.