Monday, 14 December 2009

They Stole Our Words...

... it's time to steal some back...

I'm thinking mostly of how many people on the left have used the word "liberal" to mean "not very liberal, actually".

So, the two I have in mind are:-

- Social Justice
- Progressive

Both of these are of course, utterly meaningless. "Progressive" isn't a philosophical statement, it's giving yourself a gold medal before you've even put your running shoes on (and while the left is sometimes socially progressive, it certainly ain't economically so any more).

And "social justice" is just an utter "blargh" expression. The socialists have rarely delivered on it. They've just made

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