"You Might Be A Liberal If ..."
A column by Ed Lynch at the Roanoke Times, Dec. 30, 2004 (first ellipsis in original):
.... You might be a liberal if …
You think that if someone is getting richer, someone, somewhere, must be getting poorer.
You think that protestors outside nuclear power plants are dedicated activists, but protestors outside abortion clinics are dangerous zealots interfering with a legal activity.
You believe that more federal regulations will make your life better.
You believe that even though the top 20 percent of taxpayers pay 80 percent of income taxes, that the rich are not paying their “fair share.”
You think that Rush Limbaugh’s listeners are mindless “dittoheads,” but you have never doubted anything that you heard from Michael Moore.
You believe in global warming today just as firmly as you believed in global cooling back in the 1970s.
You believe that the network news is a better indicator of what “real” news is than talk radio, Internet news sites, and blogs.
You believe that there was never, ever a problem with biased news coverage until Fox News went on the air....
Lane Core Jr. CIW P Tue. 01/04/05 05:41:46 PM
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