A Whiskey Wednesday Quiz

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So, the post I linked to Monday about how conservatives don’t get irony got me thinking. Was I liberal? Or Conservative? I tend to poke fun at both. LOL. Anyway, I found a totally scientific quiz (*snirk*) that confirmed my worst fears. I’m totally middle of the road. LOL.


You Are 55% Conservative, 45% Liberal


Social Issues: 75% Conservative, 25% Liberal

Personal Responsibility: 75% Conservative, 25% Liberal

Fiscal Issues: 25% Conservative, 75% Liberal

Ethics: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal

Defense and Crime: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal

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14 responses to “A Whiskey Wednesday Quiz

  1. Shawna

    Interestesting quiz. I’m a little more conservative than you are.

  2. Jen

    That surprises me, Shawna! But the break down is fascinating. Of course, some of those questions didn’t have answers I would choose so I chose the closest one.

    • Shawna

      That’s what got me. When it doubt, I tend to lean toward the conservative side especially in fiscal matters and personal responsibilty.

  3. “That confirmed my worst fears. Iā€™m totally middle of the road. LOL. ” – LOL me too!

    Ha! Ha! Ha! (I don’t know why I even took the quiz… *snort*)

    5% Conservative, 95% Liberal

    I scored 25% Conservative on the fiscal section.

  4. i think it was a famous (infamous?) texas politician…who said…
    “the only thing in the middle of the road is a yella (thats texan for yellow) line and dead armadillos”

    course i never really like many texas politicians…or any politicians for that matter…lol šŸ˜‰
    xoxo

  5. naturally my dislike of politicians led me to move to washington dc….life is funny like that isnt it?? lol
    xoxo

  6. I didn’t even finish the quiz. In most cases, the only choice was between two awful, terrible solutions/stances. What does that make me, then? Fed up?

    Sorry to see that you have 0% ethics!

    • Jen

      LOL, Gramps. Yeah, I think some of the answers were a choice between two evils. But that’s what we face at the polls every election.
      I was a little surprised by that section too.

  7. Eric Kirk

    Well, let me just say that my irony post was supposed to be ironic, but that’s the irony of the whole thing.

    As for this test, I have a hard time with it because all of the questions had a straight up one way or another, and there were a few questions where I wouldn’t have chosen either option and additional choices are available.

    I’m 90 percent liberal under the test broken down as follows:

    Social Issues: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal

    Personal Responsibility: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal

    Fiscal Issues: 25% Conservative, 75% Liberal

    Ethics: 0% Conservative, 100% Liberal

    Defense and Crime: 25% Conservative, 75% Liberal

    This test is a bit longer, and I have some criticisms about the wording, but it’s the best I’ve found. More important than merely looking at left and right it puts you on a cartesian chart which looks at

    http://www.politicalcompass.org/

    I have a few problems. I don’t know whether the “compulsory classroom attendance” is intended to account for regulated homeschooling. I have no idea what relevance the “stay cheerful when you have problems” question is to political ideology.

    Or this question:

    A significant advantage of a one-party state is that it avoids all the arguments that delay progress in a democratic political system.

    Now I agree that it’s an “advantage” in terms of efficiency of government, but by acknowledging the fact does that make me more authoritarian when in fact I think the advantage is heavily outweighed by other considerations?

    Is there a political component to the acceptance of abstract art? I think it has more to do with education and perhaps economic class than politics.

    Astrology?

    Anyway, I come out deep in the left-libertarian quadrant.

    • Eric Kirk

      Oops, forgot to finish the one sentence which should read “looks at the authoritarian/libertarian component as well as right/left.”

    • Jan

      Any political quiz which penalizes you on libertarian points for opposing abortion is a sham. You can not get more unlibertarian than taking innocent life.

      • Eric Kirk

        Well, I don’t know that anyone is “penalized” for anything. Setting aside the abortion issue in particular for the moment, not everything “libertarian” is good. The liberty to rape, pillage, and murder isn’t good. Even most capital L libertarians accept that much government regulation on their lives.

        It’s not a value judgment. It’s a question of how you view the role of the state.

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