Moderate

Moderates tend to prefer a “middle ground” regarding the use of coercion and government control, whether of the economy or of personal behavior. Depending on the issue, moderates think government intervention is warranted based on pragmatic considerations. Moderates pride themselves on keeping an open mind and oppose what they consider to be political extremes. Instead, they emphasize what they regard as practical government solutions to social problems.

Famous moderates include former President Bill Clinton, Senator Susan Collins, and actor Matthew McConaughey.

“Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground.” — Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States

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