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MediaBlackout August 10th, 2016 2:13am

Should we stop calling democrats, liberals?

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08/09/16 9:13 pm

Not necessary. No one uses the term 'liberal' in the classical liberal sense when referring to American left democrats. It is used in the backward regressive sense, which is why it's an insult. As such, although it is actually false, everyone's already in on it. So there's not a problem.

Brandon2018 Stocks Are Overvalued
08/09/16 7:30 pm

Not all democrats are liberals, but all liberals are democrats.

jfish82285 Tennessean in Colorado
08/09/16 7:59 pm

What do you call an independent that is fairly liberal, Brandon?

jfish82285 Tennessean in Colorado
08/09/16 7:24 pm

Maybe just the ones that sincerely wanted Hillary to win based on her policies.

Brandon1995 San Francisco
08/09/16 9:10 pm

Most of her policies are very liberal.

nekmor Round Rock TX
08/09/16 7:15 pm

No, but we should stop calling the party democratic.

bluefish empiricism and love
08/09/16 7:53 pm

I'm a Democrat and I agree. It's darn confusing