“I call my philosophy and approach compassionate conservatism. It is compassionate to actively help our fellow citizens in need. It is conservative to insist on responsibility and results. And with this hopeful approach, we will make a real difference in people’s lives.”
— President George W. Bush, Press Release April 30, 2002
With the election year this phrase is popping up a lot on television like CNN news, FOXNews and fpif.org.