Gallup poll shows 41% self-identify as conservative vs. only 21% liberal

No wonder Paul Krugman wants us to think of President Obama as a “moderate conservative.”

Yes – he actually said that.

The numbers in the chart below have been fairly consistent over time, so this isn’t really a shock. But it’s always nice to get confirmation that conservatism still clearly represents the mainstream political philosophy in America. It’s the liberals who are on the fringe; one might even call them extremists.



More at Gallup; Hat tip: Weasel Zippers.

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