champagne socialist


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champagne socialist

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a professed socialist who enjoys an extravagant lifestyle
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For my champagne socialist friend this approach will also help all individuals demonstrate that we are all actually quite equal as our respective skill sets all have important roles to play in the economy.
"Less than a week in office and Mr Drakeford is living up to the stereotype of a champagne socialist."
This headmistress strikes me as a typical Champagne socialist, huge salary and pension when she retires, while making out how concerned she is about the poor.
Readers would send you letters and drinkers would shout across pubs words I may not have agreed with but understood: "Commie git, champagne socialist, loony leftie, tree-hugger, Trot, dirty pinko, whinging Scouser."
I'm really not a champagne socialist!) | Time away from the kids - check.
No wonder Jeremy Corbyn was welcomed so enthusiastically to what has been described as the Islington of the north, the world of the champagne socialist.
I was a champagne socialist. But never in danger of becoming a Tory.
But some Greeks calls him a "champagne socialist" because he owns several houses and lives the life of a European elite that they and he -- as an early Syriza member -- despise.
He is typical of the champagne socialist set who are all for the endless river of concrete being poured into this city as long as its not on his door step.
It will also reinforce accusations that Hollande is a " Gauche Caviar", or " Left- Wing Caviar" -- the Gallic equivalent of a Champagne Socialist.
It will also reinforce accusations that Hollande is a "Gauche Caviar", or "Left-Wing Caviar" - the Gallic equivalent of a Champagne Socialist.