Conservative, N: A Statesman Who Is Enamoured Of Existing Evils, As Distinguished From A Liberal Who Wishes To Replace Them With Others.

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Conservative, n: a statesman who is enamoured of existing evils, as
distinguished from a Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary" 1911