Posted: October 14, 2013 at 4:53 a.m.
One of the more challenging aspects of understanding politics is cutting through euphemisms to discover the underlying meaning of concepts. The political left has, in particular, specialized in pursuing its agenda over time behind a façade of misleading and confusing phrases. The term “liberal” has even been appropriated to obscure positions and goals that are highly illiberal in nature.
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Editorial, Pages 15 on 10/14/2013