It’s also why Conservatives laugh at that Classic Reagan joke but Liberals don’t.
And here is Reagan’s joke.
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.
What WE want the government to do is to stay the hell out of our way, and just do those few things that we as a society have delegated to you.
What THEY want the government to do is to determine what is in our best interest, and coerce us to do it through confiscatory taxes and men with badges and guns prepared to strip the freedoms and/or property of those who do not do what the government has determined they need to do for the ‘greater good’.
Those are VERY different views of what our elected representatives ought to do. Is there any wonder we oppose each other so vehemently?
If you want to see this laid out BEAUTIFULLY, I have seen none do a better job of it than Mr. Bill Whittle, who does it with Class, wit, and — naturally — humor.
Here is the battle of ‘Big Ideas’:
Enjoy. Unless you’re a Democrat.
In that case, you’re probably already triggered.
In that case, leave your hate mail in the comments.