Once upon a time, I styled myself a moderate. Taking great pride and a certain smug superiority because I was non-partisan, I wrote about how I could see the value of both sides of the liberal-conservative political equation. I talked about the solid bedrock that underlay the traditional conservative worldview. I tempered my liberal views with a generous sprinkling of moderation and a conviction that slow but steady progress would solve the ills of society.
so true and so poisonous!