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The conservative side of modern politics is defined (almost proudly) by a lack of political imagination. Their bias is towards the past - their key touchstones already exist. In general, the only reason conservative parties do anything, is so that they are seen to be busy; thus, they tinker around the margins, backing the horses of old.

There is a fallacy at the

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