FLS Newshttp://fredericksburg.com/flshomeAll the FLS News storiesen-usbbaer@fredericksburg.com (Brian Baer)support@fredericksburg.com (fredcom support staff) But it matters how you word the questionshttp://fredericksburg.com//News/FLS/2014/072014/07112014/846421?rss=localT<span style="font-family:Prensa-Regular;">HE IMAGE of the heartless, Scrooge-like Republican is a staple of the liberal imagination, but does it have any bearing in reality? Recent poll results from the Pew Research Center raise the question anew: They show that 86 percent of self-described "steadfast conservatives" believe that in America, "the poor have it easy." Just 6 percent of "solid liberals" believe the same thing.</span> Who is right? Are liberals too soft-hearted, or are conservatives big ol' meanies? Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the RedBlueAmerica columnists, debate the issue....Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400http://fredericksburg.com//News/FLS/2014/072014/07112014/846421