Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Politics Spectrum

Everyone else is doing this frigging shit.

For some reason, this test now labels me a fascist. Even tho' I'm clearly a borderline Republican.

You are a

Social Conservative
(10% permissive)

and an...

Economic Conservative
(95% permissive)

You are best described as a:

Fascist




Link: The Politics Test on Ok Cupid

17 comments:

Anonymous said...

I got firmly wegded in the capitalist block in my scoring, I guess it comes from the fact I don't care if a woman sells herself, as long as there is a potential margin to be made in there somewhere.
I too think that the french need a nuking

Cathy Odgers said...

This test really is full of shit. Note how you had to do a positive action to get it off "strongly agree"....rigged if ever I saw a test.

I only did it because it does come out in a very pretty picture and it looks cool on your blog page.

Insolent Prick said...

Set your frigging blogger preferences so that only registered Blogger members can comment!

Jeeeez!

When I get around to it, I'm going to do a tell-all post on the National Party.

Anonymous said...

IP, I really am unsurprised this test defined you as a fascist. It has been perfectly obvious to the rest of us for a long while. Now hurry up and post this shit about National.

Flash said...

There's a better alternative to nuking France - buying it.

It really gets up the snouts of the garlic-munchers that wealthy Britishers are re-colonising vast swathes of France by purchasing the best real estate.

BTW: I'm a social conservative (25% permissive) and an economic conservative (70% permissive), which makes me a very average Republican.

Cathy Odgers said...

ok

Insolent Prick said...

No, I don't think I'm a fascist.

Just because I believe that people should only have children if they can afford to do so, think that death matches are excellent, believe that most criminals can never amend their ways and should be put to death, and that successful people should not have to be burdened with the costs of life's losers, does not make me a fascist.

As for morality issues, there is also a difference between what I consider perverted behaviour, and behaviour which should be controlled by the State. What we have at present is state-sanctioned, and state-encouraged perversion, which is downright evil. But it's almost as evil again to give the State power to interfere with people's perversions.

I'm an economic liberal who doesn't believe the state should interfere with individual economic rights. I'm a social conservative, but I don't approve of the state interfering with personal moral choices.

Anonymous said...

While on the topic of things doing the rounds, have you seen this:

THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER

The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks he's a fool, and laughs and dances and plays the summer away. Come winter, the ant is warm and well fed. The shivering grasshopper has no food or shelter, so he dies out in the cold.


vs.


THE NEW ZEALAND MODERN VERSION:

The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks he's a fool, and laughs and dances and plays the summer away. Come winter, the ant is warm and well fed. The shivering grasshopper calls a press conference and demands to know why the ant should be allowed to be warm and well fed while others less fortunate like him are cold and starving.

TVNZ shows up to provide live coverage of the shivering grasshopper, with cuts to a video of the ant in his comfortable warm home with a table filled with food. Kiwis are stunned that in a country of such wealth, this poor grasshopper is allowed to suffer so while others have plenty. The Green Party, Maori Party , the trade unions and the Coalition Against Poverty and the usual bunch of professional rioters demonstrate in front of the ant's house. TVNZ, interrupting an Iwi cultural festival special from a Northland Marae with breaking news, broadcasts them singing "We Shall Overcome."

Sue Bradford rants in an interview with Susan Wood that the ant has gotten rich off the backs of grasshoppers, and calls for an immediate tax hike on the ant to make him pay his "fair share." In response to polls, the Labour Government drafts the Economic Equity and Grasshopper Anti-Discrimination Act, retroactive to the beginning of the summer. The ant's taxes are reassessed and he is also fined for failing to hire grasshoppers as helpers. Without enough money to pay both the fine and his newly imposed retroactive taxes, his home is confiscated by the government.

The ant moves to Australia and starts a successful agribiz company. TVNZ later shows the now fat grasshopper finishing up the last of the ant's food though Spring is still months away, while the government house he is in, which just happens to be the ant's old house crumbles around him because he hadn't maintained it. Inadequate government funding is blamed, Winston Peters is appointed to head a commission of enquiry that will cost $10,000,000. The grasshopper is soon dead of a drug overdose. The Auckland Herald blames it on obvious failure of government to address the root causes of despair arising from social inequity. The abandoned house is taken over by a gang of migrant spiders, praised by the government for enriching New Zealand's multicultural diversity, who promptly start terrorizing the community.

Genius said...

> think that death matches are excellent

I wondered why I was not a fascist ! I thought my opposition to people being able to arrange such things was a slightly fascist thing.

Anonymous said...

i reckon people would get along a lot better if you could actually get the deathmatch participants to agree to shoot a greenie instead. (they are afterall polutijng bastards, creating all that effluent and CO2, and so thoroyughly deserve their demise, sanctimonious gits

Heine said...

I am looking forward to your tell all on the Nats too!

Anonymous said...

Insolent Prick says "What we have at present is state-sanctioned, and state-encouraged perversion, which is downright evil."

Yeah right. It is ludicrous to suggest that the Government encourages perversion. While this government may be misguided, it cannot driven by the desire to pervert society.

So, spare us your subjective tripe. Instead, try and form a reasoned and consistent ideological position.

S. Donovan
Waiuku

Insolent Prick said...

Anonymous,

I think my blog makes it quite clear that it is extremely subjective.

So if you don't like being spared my subjectivity, you're welcome to fuck off and die.

Anonymous said...

Hey that Liz Shaw woman they're going on about at Farrar's blog - Miss Coromandel, I presume?

Neil said...

I miss you Mr IP.

Neil said...

Information has reached me that "Flash" has recently been to France. I think he should be banned...

Anonymous said...

It's true, IP.

But, if it's any defence, the purpose of my trip was to undermine the system from within.

However, that plan fell apart when my tools of subversion - soap, toothpaste, deodorant and tomato ketchup - were confiscated by border guards.

Nevertheless, I had time to deflower their womenfolk and urinate in their rivers.

Personally, I think you should ban Neil (if that's his real name) for telling tales.