If you think government should reduce spending, that's a philosophy, not a plan. If you think small government is good, that's a philosophy, not a plan. If you think the government should provide a safety net for the poor, that's a philosophy, not a plan. Somehow we elected a bunch of philosophers to run the country. (...)
If you can describe your political position with one word, you're part of the problem. Political groups confuse philosophies with plans. When you identify with a group, you become a philosopher. I suppose everyone assumes the plan is someone else's job.
C'est de Scott Adams, le créateur de Dilbert.