I’ve often heard the term “tax and spend liberals” used by many conservatives in reference to those of us on the left side of the political spectrum in order to denigrate liberals, and I think it’s time to come up with an equally suitable term to describe conservatives.
Here’s a few ideas:
- “Borrow and spend conservatives”
- “Spend and mortgage the future conservatives”
- “Economically-challenged conservatives”
Personally, I’m fond of #2.
And for what it’s worth, I don’t know a single soul who likes paying taxes, contrary to what many conservatives might want to believe. Do I like paying taxes? No. Do I pay my taxes? Yes, because I know my taxes go to provide services like fire and police protection, winter snow removal, good schools for my kids, and a whole host of other worthwhile services.