Political Quiz: Eclectic Extremism January 5, 2007Posted by nukemhill in Politics (Ghahh!).
I scored (28) more conservatively than Glenn Reynolds (21) and Andrew Sullivan (26). It’s on a scale of 0 (Liberal) to 40 (Conservative). Honestly, some of the questions were completely loaded, or didn’t deserve an either/or answer. For example:
2. Which do you trust more:
The Pentagon or
The U.S. Postal Service?
7. Who was a better president?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
25. Certain environmental problems call for government action, even if it means new programs or increased taxes.
That last one, in particular, is a hard one to answer. In theory, I suppose there might be something where government action might actually be able to make a difference, but we’re a looooong way from theory as far as our government goes. There ain’t nothin’ that the Feds can’t find a way to completely bungle.
Anyway. Interesting quiz. I like Glenn’s response: “I prefer to think of myself as extremist, but in an eclectic fashion.” Eclectic Extremist. Cool!