Highest ranking dimension: Big Government
You believe in the power of government to make life better. You may have felt that what the country really needs is for the government to get serious about the many problems that people face. This may be because you have seen the system break down and know people who have fallen through the cracks. It may also be because you feel that our society is at risk our communities need better protection from internal and external dangers. Others may disagree with you because they are focused on what government does wrong, rather than what it does right. When politicians of your type make mistakes it is often because they create programs that solve one problem but create others.
Second highest ranking dimension: Rationalist
You believe in the power of reason to solve problems. You may have felt that what the country really needs is a leader who will honest about the costs and benefits of things. You may have felt that what the country really needs is to stop wasting time and money on silly hot button issues. This may be because you have been annoyed by people who get disproportionately excited about issues that won ’t make much difference to people’s lives no matter how they are decided. It may also be because you see too many squeaky wheels getting too much grease. Others may disagree with you because they have an emotional attachment to their positions and don’t see things in an objective way. W hen politicians of your type make mistakes because what they perceive as "logical" comes across as "confusing" or "uncaring", and they can’t win people over.
Based on your answers, you would prefer government that worked in many ways to create successful lives for its citizens.
DBIRW - Rousseau Democrat
Rousseau was the original proponent of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, and the intellectual architect of the French revolution. Poor for most of his life, his was the original statement of radical egalitarianism.