Werner Herzog’s Bear tries to figure out what “socially liberal, fiscally conservative” means and thinks he’s hit on something. Here’s a bit:
They are okay with legalized marijuana, abortion rights, and gay rights, mostly because that does not cost them a thing. At the same time, they are not at all interested in income inequality, institutional racism, lack of health care access, and any other social injustice that would require wealth redistribution to rectify. The ghettoes do not concern them, nor does the fact that students who live in poorer areas have a much lower quality of education than their own children bother them. In fact, they secretly like it that way.
More at the link.