Nope. "Not gonna vote R," because I don't ever vote for liberals, R or D. I am a conservative and when the Republican party stops being the conservative party, it will have left me and I will no longer vote for its nominee.
Many times a vote against is as logical as a vote for.
However, after primaries and such, you really have only two choices during the general.
So, which way are you going to help carry the ball, right or left? Canot leave the field and also have an effect the the direction of the ball.
I am much happeir moving the ball a few inches to the right than a few yards to the left.
“I am a conservative and when the Republican party stops being the conservative party...”
So being “conservative” or a “conservative party” means total subjagation to a single issue? Being conservative means you subscribe to a certain positions on a wide range of issues, even though you may rate them in personal importance.
There are many issues that can make one a conservative, pro life one of them. Just because some, during this specific point in out history, elevate the issue of terrorism to a higher level than before on their radar does not mean your issue is any less important than theirs, but one has to balance competing issues and blend them into a strategy that can win at the ballot box or the enemy slips into positions of power and sets your entire movement back decades.
I understand the abortion issue is the most important to many people, and for good reason. But IMHO elevating it to the point where any and all other issues become funtionally irrelevant does not make one a “conservative”.
Conservatives judge and balance all issues before them and know the strategic importance of any one can vary depending on the realities of the political, social and economic scene at the time. IMO, those that aren’t willing to allow their most important issue to take a secondary position occasionally and for shoret periods of time when the political realities demand it are not conservatives, they are ideologues.
You make me PROUD son...:)
Imagine that, standing by your convictions!!!... Naaaahhhh... that's out and stupid. Vote for a queer-lover like Julie-Annie, Ha! :)
Proud to be one of the STUPID 27% :)