liberal-conservative love

liberal-conservative

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Great Britain, belonging to that wing or portion of the Conservative party which is most nearly in accord with the Liberals; occupying a position midway between that of the average Liberal and that of the average Conservative.
  • n. One who occupies the political position defined above.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Voting on race related issues now largely takes place along the liberal-conservative dimension and the old split in the Democratic Party between North and South has largely disappeared.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 13 States File Suit Against Health Care Reform

  • Fact is, Israel has become a liberal-conservative issue in the U.S., with conservatives overwhelmingly supporting Israel, liberals much less so, and liberal intellectuals often hostile.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 2010 » May

  • The guy who is a moderate because he wants to be in the middle (and get campaign cash and endorsements from everyone) is not the same as the guy who is a centrist because tries to find new and innovative (Third Way even) solutions to public policy problems and his thinking leads to some proposals different from the usual liberal-conservative positions.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Mickey Kaus’s Ad, in His Primary Campaign for the U.S. Senate Against Barbara Boxer

  • Together, the rulings show a broad consensus on the court, spanning the frequent liberal-conservative ideological divide, protecting hateful or offensive speech.

    First Amendment Protects 'Hurtful' Speech, Court Says

  • The four parties secured 50.3% of the votes, while the liberal-conservative government and its parliamentary backers got 49.7%.

    Denmark Elects New Government

  • Danish People's Party had the liberal-conservative government in a firm grip.

    Denmark Elects New Government

  • With a shift of power, the populist-right, anti-immigration and euroskeptic Danish People's Party, which has been a solid and powerful support to the liberal-conservative minority government throughout its decade-long rule, will effectively be parked on the sidelines.

    Denmark Elects New Government

  • Henrik Qvortrup , political commentator and ex-spin doctor of former prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen , said voters hadn't elected Ms. Thorning-Schmidt so much as thrown out a tired liberal-conservative government.

    Denmark Elects New Government

  • COPENHAGEN—Danish voters awarded the center-left opposition a tighter-than-anticipated win in Thursday's general election, toppling the liberal-conservative minority government after 10 years and electing the country's first female prime minister.

    Denmark Elects New Government

  • They want to destroy what has been a liberal-conservative consensus on the role government can play in reducing inequality and guaranteeing civil rights.

    John Feffer: Republican Heavy Metal: The Apocalyptics

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.