Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Right-wingers

In the last century, right-wing types had a simple way of describing patriotic congressional representatives like Ron Paul, who championed limited federal government, believed in natural rights, respected the oath they swore to uphold, and eschewed Wilsonian-style foreign policy: “conservative.”

Read the article by Isabel Lyman here.

1 comment:

Ryan said...

It's amazing to see Ron Paul lambasted by conservatives for being "liberal," when it hasn't been that long since conservativism stood for small goverment. I think they're just jealous of his ability to explain his positions openly without needing to flip-flop or change his mind.

Thanks for the comment.. I don't have enough confidence in my research to post it on Wikipedia... Although if you want to, this can constitute explicit written permission :)

Oh, and I'm adding you to my blogroll :)