I am a proud centro-sensible-prowar-unpc-lib
: Both Roger L. Simon and Michael J. Totten (damn, I feel so classless, even naked not using a middle initial) answer my challenge — well, actually, my bit of sniveling beggging — that they not abandon the liberal label and instead retake and reform it.
Totten says in the comments:
I’ve been tempted to just start calling myself a centrist, but then you have to go and write stuff like this, so I just don’t know.
The whole labelling this is ridiculous, but I don’t want “liberal” to become synonomous with pacifism just yet. Or ever, for that matter. But at some point, and I don’t know where that point is, my differences with the peacenik crowd may just become too much for me.
And there’s nothing wrong with just being an independent centrist.
And Simon objects more to being called sensible than being called liberal: “I