Goldwater, Leftist


"Our tendency to concentrate power in the hands of a few men deeply concerns me.  We can be conquered by bombs or subversion; but we can also be conquered by neglect - by ignoring the Constitution and disregarding the principles of limited government.  Our defenses against the accumulation of unlimited power in Washington are in poorer shape, I fear, than our defenses against the aggressive designs of Moscow. Like so many other nations before us, we may succumb through internal weakness rather than fall before a foreign foe," - Barry Goldwater, "The Conscience of a Conservative." There seems to me no question that Fox News would now regard Barry Goldwater as a leftist.