2001-2008: Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
2009-2016: Dissent is the highest form of racism.
2017-? (Probably): Dissent is the highest form of misogyny.
But then, I do read and I do watch Fox and PBS/NPR...
This all can be consfusing...everyone states that they are correct....
The Liberal term, unfortunately, has negative connotations, but the Conservative term should have as well, but does not, as least not now..... it did in the 60s..
Again, balance is the key..liberalism is the accelerator and conservatism is the brake....We need all three.
-I don't trust a man who talks about ethics when he's picking my pocket.- Time Enough For Love - Robert A Heinlein
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I agree completely. I think the best one can do is break down generalizations into component parts to come up with something meaningful (unless you are willing to perform a high powered survey.) I would speculate the overexuberance of his opposition is equal parts retribution for contempt for Bush, racism, and urban versus rural divide.
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-C G Jung