POPSHOT 2004: "The result was an influx of “liberal” minds to the Republican side of the debate. The great success of weblogging shows off this trend in sharp detail. One need look no further than the “Blogfather,” Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit.com, for evidence. Reynolds openly discusses pre-marital sex, rock ‘n’ roll, drug use and other non-conservative subjects while maintaining a resolute support of the war in Iraq. Time was when no one spoke favorably on all these topics except P.J. O’Rourke. "
Well, let's also remeber that many of the issues that were once considered 'liberal' are now pretty much totally mainstream, lending to their use and adoption by conservatives. If you are on the edge, you got's to keep moving.