We as social conservatives must be honest with ourselves and admit where we have lost our way. In the past, many of us supported candidates who met our criteria on social issues, but who massively grew government and spent money like drunken sailors. There were groups within the social conservative circle who tried to warn us, but unfortunately they were in the minority and we did not listen.Interesting, if true.
Sadly, I used to be in the former category rather than the latter until the Tea Party came along. They opened my eyes to the truth that fiscal conservatism and limited government are every bit as important as the social issues. I am confident that I am not the only social conservative who has awakened to these truths.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
An awakening among social conservatives?
At RedState, runner12 says that (hat tip: Instapundit) social conservatives may join the Tea Party in recognizing the importance of limited government and fiscal responsibility: