Why do I have a hard time understanding liberal arguments on a lot of issues?
I’ve found one of the major differences between conservative and liberal viewpoints is; that liberals often (not always) try to drive legislation based on how humans tend to react to stimuli, whereas conservatives (often but not always) tend to drive legislation based on how they feel humans SHOULD respond to stimuli.
For example; trickle down. It makes sense that if a person growing a business gets to keep more of their money (lower taxes) they would invest that money in the business (making more jobs) so they can make more money.
That makes total sense!!
The problem is; the evidence suggests they don’t (or at least not after a certain point. Once a person has reached a “certain level” of wealth, speculation tends to be more profitable than trying to sell/ manufacture more widgets. Speculation does not create jobs…just wealth.)
Read more at https://www.quora.com/Why-do-I-have-a-hard-time-understanding-liberal-arguments-on-a-lot-of-issues/answer/Mike-Rightmire?share=c0461655&srid=u9YmL