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This is an interesting comment, because it shows how far the right in many countries (but not Germany) has strayed away from the traditional conservative policies which you describe. The right is, in many places (and, ofcourse, nowhere more in the US), very radical, both on the economic and social fronts.

And the fact is that the political left is now much better at implementing "conservative" (ie reasonable center-right) policies - but it also means that no mainstream political forces are still around to defend traditional leftwing policies.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sun Feb 3rd, 2008 at 03:12:14 PM EST
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