Originally Posted by Brian2112
I don't think you're giving enough credit to the word liberal. Despite the fact that Republicans have tried to make it a dirty word, you have to remember that, even if we accept the outcome of this election as legitimate, more people voted for John Kerry than any other challenger in history. This DESPITE the fact that he was painted as the "most liberal senator in Congress."
According to Kerry, this whole election turned on 50,000 votes. The truth is, if you poll issue by issue, people in this country are overwhelmingly liberal leaning.
Liberal isn't a nasty word. If we sucumb to the notion that it is, then we're saying that the Republicans have succeeded, and I don't believe they have.
I wear the label proudly, and so should we all.