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To: Leaning Right
It is unfortunate to use the term 'liberal' in a discussion like this. In other countries around the world the term Liberal means something much closer to conservatism and, for many years, that was also true in the US -- until the socialists stole it to hide their socialism (much like homosexuals stole the term 'gay' to hide the sadness in their lives).

I suggest staying with the term 'socialist' as in the other posts.

33 posted on 05/25/2014 3:18:25 PM PDT by expat2
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To: expat2
I suggest staying with the term 'socialist' as in the other posts.

I actually thought about that. For as you know, at one time "liberal" had a very non-political meaning; it meant open to new ideas.

But to me, "socialist" doesn't seem to fit quite right here either. Perhaps the US left should be best described as just that, leftists.

39 posted on 05/25/2014 4:08:19 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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