The Gallup data reflects the fact that liberal has a negative connotation. That is one of the few language battles the right has one. Whenever I look at data like this I just combine Moderate and Liberal because they are in a sense the same thing.
It would be very interesting to see Gallup conduct two surveys one where they ask for Conservative/Moderate/Liberal and one where they ask Conservative/Moderate/Progressive.
To: Conservative Actuary
Can anyone define the word “Progressive” for me?
What are they “progressing” towards when they use the prefix — PROGRESS?
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