Well, that’s a cute one, David, that all of conservatism can be placed under that triptych. Amazing that in my 46 years on earth and my 25 years as a member of the conservative movement, I’ve never heard it before. Besides, it seems to leave out a few things, like, oh, national defense (unless you put that under “guns”). Not to mention crime (which may not seem like an issue these days but was one of the two or three leading issues until the mid-1990s — unless you put that under “guns” too). I seem to remember the costs of Keynesian economic policy as well being kind of important, and that is not so easily categorized under “taxes.” Hey, I got one — judges! Also – excessive regulation!
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