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Where do you stand politically?

Written by Reg Henry on .

As the responses to my last posting about public prayer demonstrate, I am to the right of some of my readers on some issues, despite all those who write to denounce me for being a liberal.

I think, for example, that First Amendment Constructionist well and truly belled the cat in his reply - the cat being Little Minx. Sorry, Little Minx but I reckon you lost that argument. There is a tension between the establishment of religion and the free exercise of religion but I think the writers of the First Amendment would be shocked by the absolutism of your argument.

But this exchange got me thinking about people's sometimes unpredictable political views. A friend of mine recently sent me a quiz that purports to identify where people stand on the political spectrum. Here is the note that came with it. I can't vouch for the claims made on its behalf but it did seem interesting to me.

 So, you think you know where you stand, politically. Think again. The result from this short test may surprise you and give you some food for thought.

You'll be asked just 10 questions, and then it instantly tells you where you stand politically. It shows your position as a red dot on a "political map" so you'll see exactly where you score.

The most interesting thing about the Quiz is that it goes beyond the Democrat, Republican, and Independent.

The Quiz has gotten a lot of praise. The Washington Post said it has "gained respect as a valid measure of a person's political leanings." The Fraser Institute said it's "a fast, fun, and accurate assessment of a person's overall political views." Suite University said it is the "most concise and accurate political quiz out there."

Click on the link below...

http://www.theadvocates.org/quizp/index.html

 

And where did I come out? That would be telling.

 

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