Then why does the left regularly state there is a consensus -- and that the debate is over? I mean I don't recall anyone on the right claiming the consensus had to be 100% either. I think you added that on your own.
“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.” — James Madison