People don’t like to be put in a box with a neat little ribbon and a mature wrap job. When it comes to politics, just because you agree with Scrooge McDuck on financial policy and the Care Bears on social issues doesn’t mean you should have to apologize.

From The Onion

“Fiscally I’m A Right-Wing Nutjob, But On Social Issues I’m F*cking Insanely Liberal” by Larry Boudrias

The world is a complicated place, and in this day and age, you just can’t expect a person to fall on the same political side of every issue he is confronted with. Things are more nuanced than that, and the average American might think one way about one topic, and a completely different way about another. For instance, when it comes to fiscal issues, I consider myself to be a rabid, foaming-at-the-mouth, right-wing lunatic. But on the social front, I’m a completely out-of-his-mind, wacked-out liberal loon.

It’s all about striking a balance, really.

Take finances. It is my opinion that all taxes whatsoever should be abolished, and that everything relating to money in any way should be privatized, including the minting of coinage. Thus, each American should have his own system of currency and his own bank named after him to maintain that currency, and anyone whose personal currency system fails in the unfettered free market should be left to die bleeding and penniless in the street, with his family crying helplessly at his side…


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