Some of us are conservatives by instinct. Others learn to be so by experience.
One of the latter, to whom I suppose the term "mugged liberal" applies, is the man in this new PragerU.com video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiVQ8vrGA_8):
To quote the uploader:
"Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report used to be a big progressive. He even had a show with The Young Turks! But now he's not a progressive. He has left the left. Why? Dave Rubin shares his story." Donate today to PragerU: http://l.prageru.com/2eB2p0hSome, by contrast, seem hell-bent on opening up that precipice and falling right in, taking all that they should hold dear along with them.
British blogger Edgar Davidson gives an example of potential precipice plungers:
Read his post with its links here