DelawareLiberal Wins! Democrats calling themselves liberal up 50%

Filed in National by on February 26, 2014

Nine years ago the word liberal was in general disrepute. Thanks to the crackerjack blogging of DD, Cassandra, Pandora, El Somnabulo, Liberalgeek, Nemski, XStryker, Unstable Isotope, Donviti, and ProgressivePopulist the word liberal is storming back.

The shift toward greater liberal self-identification has been led by Democrats. Currently, 43% of Democrats say they are liberal, a nearly 50% increase from 29% in 2000. Over the same period, the percentage of Democrats identifying as moderate is down to 36% from 44%, and conservative identification is down to 19% from 25%.

U.S. Political Ideology — Recent Trend Among Democrats

U.S. Political Ideology -- Recent Trend Among Democrats

 

-Via Digby

Of course, the general shit-ass loser “moderate” Dems who continue to drag the Democratic Party through the street like she was a $2.00 whore have probably contributed to the shift.

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  1. B. Cobain says:

    Good pull

  2. cassandra_m says:

    I blame Howard Dean.

    :lol:

  3. kavips says:

    With the way Conservatives have acted over the past 2 years, who wouldn’t run the other way? They are the leper class in today’s society.

  4. Jason330 says:

    Conservatives have provided a vibrant example of the kind of politics that most people don’t want to be associated with.

    But while Republicans are shrinking as a category, the remaining Republicans have become more polarized and are more likely to call themselves conservative. 40% now vs 38% a few years ago.

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