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Conservatives and Liberals

Commentator Merrill Matthews wonders why so many people think George Bush's agenda is "conservative." According to his dictionary, a conservative is one who resists change, but Bush and the Republicans are the ones calling for change and reform these days, not the Democrats and not the "liberals." From tax policy to education to the military, Bush and the Republicans are behaving like liberals and the Democrats with their resistance to change are acting more conservative.

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