Wednesday, March 02, 2005

Conservative

Conservative, n. A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.

2005 Update: In the United States, a recent convert to large government, federal supremacy, nation-building as foreign policy, protectionism and the regulation of personal behavior. A lifelong adherent to traditional principles.

2 comments:

Manjusha said...

A man with two perfectly good legs who has never learned to walk.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

One who is too cowardly to fight & too fat to run.

A liberal who has just been mugged.

LOL!

Doug said...

Hah! You're taking over! Big improvement, too.

How about: One who seeks to improve the future by caning the past?