King: Social Liberal? Fiscal Conservative? Can't Be Both
Sun, 09/23/2012 - 5:21pm (new) #307
Posted by thistle
Will someone explain to me how a social liberal (big spender) can also be a fiscal conservative (not a big spender).
Posted: September 22
Updated: Today at 12:28 AM
The making of a man without a party
The former governor's view of the world was shaped long before be ran for public office, and will likely continue to inform his choices.
By Colin Woodard firstname.lastname@example.org
It was one of several turning points in King's political evolution, marking an arc that carried him from being an idealistic young social activist in the tumult of the 1960s to a fiscally conservative, socially liberal two-term governor of Maine.