When asked why the nation is going in a direction they don't like, Conservatives will blame "the Liberals". If a Liberal is asked the same question, he will blame "the Conservatives".
I have met seemingly intelligent people on both sides of this argument.
If you identify with one of these 2 groups, did you ever stop and consider that you are being played against each other?
It's a trick question, an illusion. The same way that an illusionist will distract your attention away from what's really happening:
The Republicans and the Democrats, are together, pushing an authoritarian, socialist agenda.