West Wing Why Americans Never Vote for What They Really Want

American voters are a contradictory bunch: They say they want social welfare, but don't want to pay for it. They claim they are left-leaning, but vote for center-right candidates. Only candidates who can appeal to both sides stand a chance.
Von Gabor Steingart
Now do I want social welfare or low taxes?

Now do I want social welfare or low taxes?

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