# 18- Ovadiah ben Avraham....What " Right" in the USA ??? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Klaudia
    • 14.01.07 | 13:08 (IST)

    You write : " In America, everyone watches the Right to hold their anti-democratic tendancies in check." Could you maybe explain to me what you mean by the anti-democratic principles of the right? Bush is a classic liberal( leftist). He has increased the debt of the USA enormously, he continues to implement failed and expensive govt social programs, he fights a losing leftist war in Iraq( refuses to use enough force in order to win). Right wing parties are EXTINCT. They are right in name only. On both sides of the political spectrum ALL politicians advocate BIG GOVT and abject FAILURE when it comes to the defence of its citizens. These are leftist policies, not right. The right stands for limited govt ( as LITTLE govt as possible) and personal responsibility. You won't find these principles ANYWHERE anymore in any political party in the West. The left took over LONG AGO !

    from the article: Only Barak
    First published 00:00 14.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 14.01.07
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