Skip to comments.Hillary Clinton: Iím Not a Liberal
Posted on 07/24/2007 10:43:57 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton ran away from the "liberal tag during Monday nights Democratic debate, claiming instead that she is a "progressive.
Early on in the CNN/YouTube-sponsored debate, a California resident posed these questions on his video: "Mrs. Clinton, how would you define the word liberal? And would you use this word to describe yourself?
Hillary answered: "You know, it is a word that originally meant that you were for freedom, that you were for the freedom to achieve, that you were willing to stand against big power and on behalf of the individual.
"Unfortunately, in the last 30, 40 years, it has been turned up on its head and it's been made to seem as though it is a word that describes big government, totally contrary to what its meaning was in the 19th and early 20th century.
"I prefer the word progressive, which has a real American meaning, going back to the progressive era at the beginning of the 20th century.
"I consider myself a modern progressive, someone who believes strongly in individual rights and freedoms, who believes that we are better as a society when we're working together and when we find ways to help those who may not have all the advantages in life get the tools they need to lead a more productive life for themselves and their family.
"So I consider myself a proud modern American progressive, and I think that's the kind of philosophy and practice that we need to bring back to American politics.
CNN host Anderson Cooper said: "So you wouldn't use the word liberal, you'd say progressive. He then asked former Sen. Mike Gravel: "Are you a liberal?
Gravel replied: "I wouldn't use either word and changed the subject.
The liberal group Americans for Democratic Action gave Hillary a 95 percent "liberal quotient last year, among the highest ratings in the Senate.
Liberalism is the transformation of mankind into cattle.
Not a liberal? Admits to “progressive?” Thus, she is a homosexual socialist-Marxists then if she is progressive.
We know she’s not really a liberal...she’s an out and out Marxist.
She’s a socialist. If she had any guts, she’d come right out and say it.
Aren’t all Marxists liberals?
Conservatives wear the label 'conservative' like a badge-of-honor!!!
She would have a much easier time convincing me she isn’t human.....
It’s ridiculous the extent to which the ‘RATs are allowed to worm and squirm their way out from under the ‘liberal’ label — the only sense in which any of the current ‘RATs is not a liberal is the extent to which many of them are RADICAL leftists, socialist statists well to the left of any traditional ‘liberals’......
btw, ‘progressive’ is the term much in vogue with all sorts of avowed socialists and communists who eschew those labels due to the political embarrassments of a century and more of leftist hellholes ruining the ‘progressive’ wet dream.
But I’m not a liberal, I’m not! And these are not my cankles, they’re false ones!
“Progressive” is a euphemism for communist.
Where is the keeper of the BS meter when you need him/ her?
This and their tax raises show that the Clintons like practically all Democrats are big government liberals/Socialists. But the liberal media repeats the big lie that Hillary and the Democrats are “moderates” or where most Americans are. Most Americans are conservatives because we Americans believe in smaller government, limited government, freedom, and lower taxes and not in the big all powerful government that Democrats believe in.
She is not a liberal; she is a socialist.
add "Hillary is not a Liberal"
“I am not a liberal! And my husband did not have relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky!” So there!
Actually, millions of American liberals will accept her explanation of not being “a liberal”. They know she is bluffing.
She’s not a Liberal. She’s a commie-pinko, Marxist-Stalinist totalitarian.
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