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Comeback Liberalism

John Hawkins has a href=”http://www.rightwingnews.com/mt331/2008/01/an_interview_with_david_frum_a.php”an interview up /a with David Frum, author of br /a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0385515332?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=0385515332″emComeback: Conservatism That Can Win Again./em/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=0385515332″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / Frankly, after reading the interview, I couldn’t tell many of Frum’s supposedly conservative responses from that of a liberal Democrat–don’t worry about cutting taxes, give even more government handouts to low income groups, etc. br /br /It seems that eventually politics gravitates towards the liberal side of the aisle. I think it’s because in our society there are so many rewards for thinking like a Democrat–mainly because of the media–and coming up with liberal solutions to problems, and so few rewards for being in the conservative camp. Even Bill Gates, after making all of his billions, has drifted from being a capitalist a href=”http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=YzMyNDA1MWQyMWMwOTQ3YTk4NDM1ZDNlZWU0MTlkMWU=#more”to sounding like a socialist /aon many of the issues. Of course, it’s always easier to use the system you’re mocking to make your own cash and then to want to deny that method to other citizens once you’re set. And then you can preach from on high about what a noble philanthropist you are!