Explaining the Liberty Scale to measure candidates
by, 10-06-2012 at 03:25 AM (3697 Views)
I love the liberty scale because you sort of know what you're getting. It's also a prudent approach looking towards the future by not throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
★★★★★ - Green Five stars is essentially Ron Paul incarnate. So good you have to slap yourself silly to believe this person really exists!
★★★★★ - Five stars you're getting someone that agrees with us 99.9% of the time and will be one of the best House or Senator members in decades!
★★★★ - Four stars you're essentially getting a Mike Lee who is damn good on nearly everything, but might have to dial back their rhetoric concerning an issue or two. We'll still agree 90-95% of the time and they'll be a great ally at your side on the issues we do agree upon.
★★★ - Three stars you're mostly getting a Jim Demint type. Someone that is a fiscal hawk and wants to slash and burn the size of government. There's still good potential they can be brought around on other liberty issues. We'll agree 70-80% of the time on most pressing issues.
★★ - Two stars we'll agree on maybe 40-50% of the issues. A Jeff Flake could probably fit into this category, unless you guys have a better example of a two star Congressman or Senator?
★ - One star you're getting someone that is a one trick pony, a candidate that *might* be of help in one focused area of the liberty spectrum, usually curtailing government spending or maybe a civil liberties lion. The tricky part is measuring this one beneficial area with the other issues where they might be horribly wrong in.
No stars you are the arch enemy of liberty and we WILL defeat you! Goodbye Lindsey Graham.