champagne socialist

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champagne socialist

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a professed socialist who enjoys an extravagant lifestyle
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Now that we know Labour's housing policies increase house prices, one can only wonder what young middle-class champagne socialists will do when they realise comrade Corbyn's policies are only going to make buying a house more expensive.
He may have been trying to appeal to the classic scholars among the champagne socialists, but it's more likely to have been a printing template accidently rushed through the copiers e e s without anyone double checking the content.
Yours for PS100, perfect for champagne socialists who need to dry their champagne flutes.
We are now not shocked by the repeated hypocrisy of the wealthy champagne socialists.
Nothing's too good for the workers or champagne socialists.
How the champagne socialists must have bullied and threatened Jeremy Corbyn to get him to pretend to change his stance on the EU after a lifetime of opposition to it
Why is it that only rich, champagne socialists like her have this sneering contempt for Britain and think anyone who wants to leave the EU is racist, thick or both?
On the left you have the nasty corrupt union barons, on the right, the business moguls and so called champagne socialists.
For this reason I also hold a level of disdain for the so called People's Assembly that continues to prove itself to be a talking shop of similar champagne socialists.
Lovely example of the "do as I say, not as I do" politics of champagne socialists.
Plus no matter what the subject, the opposition is always outvoted by the numerical advantage of the champagne Socialists.
He was painting one of those Tory pictures of Labour leaders as Islington luvvies - champagne socialists whose contact with the real world is limited to gossip amongst like-minded lefties around the dinner table.