Conservatives Use Liberal Playbook

By Chris Good

Conservatives are coming for the Democrats on their blind side -- the left.

The evidence is everywhere.

At tea parties and town halls, conservative demonstrators oppose health care reform with signs bearing the abortion-rights slogan "Keep your laws off my body" or the line "Obama lies, Grandma dies" -- an echo of the "Bush lied, they died" T-shirts worn to protest the Iraq war.

Conservative activists are yelling "Nazi!" and "Big Brother!" where they used to shout, "Nanny state!" and...

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