What are the causes of the Democratic-Republican political shift?
I'm curious as to how the Democratic Party and Republican Party became associated with liberal politics and conservative politics, respectively. I've read about how the opposite used to be true. I've never really found an explanation about this.
Asked By: Nowhere Man - 6/13/2010
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The terms Liberal and Conservative are so badly abused that they should be banned from usage. Seriously. Historically the Democrats have always thought that spending money was a good notion while the Republicans felt that while giving money and tax breaks to the very rich was fine & dandy, that to do so for the... More
Answered By: JVHawai'i - 6/13/2010
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I am actually very curious too. I, personally, having been a member of the democratic party for many years, recently lost in a presedential election. As a result, I did not win. But I am running again next year, I hope I have your vote!!!
Answered By: Future President Sarah Palin - 6/13/2010
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