What makes conservatism right? If you’re a conservative, you should know why you’re right. If you’re not a conservative, why should you think about becoming one? Greg Gutfeld, bestselling author of, “How To Be Right: The Art of Being Persuasively Correct”, explains.
The Lexington Libertarian would add some additional comments on the tenets of Conservatism
- A Conservative recognizes that the way to improve everybody’s lot is through economic growth, not redistribution
- A Conservative recognizes that Capitalism provides that growth and a Liberal supports Socialism as a way to level everybody out
- A Conservative encourages upward mobility, the American Dream, while a Liberal wants to bring everybody down to the lowest common denominator in the name of equality
- A Conservative believes in bottom-up management while a Liberal is for top down management
- A Conservative will always respect the will of the people while a Liberal often will resort to force to get his way
- A Conservative believes in peace through strength while a Liberal encourages war through weakness
- A Conservative believes in the rule of law and the US Constitution while a Liberal feels that laws are made to be broken and the Constitution is an old document that needs to be interpreted by the whim of the moment
- A Conservative believes in the freedom that comes with macro management while a Liberal wants to heavily regulate society thus micro managing it
- A Conservative believes it is a basic American right for a citizen to own a gun while a Liberal wants to ban all guns
- A Conservative believes in freedom of religion while a Liberal believes in freedom from religion
- A Conservative believes in the sanctity of innocent life while a Liberal maintains that he has the right to decide when life begins and ends
- The one word to describe a Conservative is LIBERTY. The one word to describe a Liberal is forced EQUALITY.