limousine liberal


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limousine liberal

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) derogatory US a wealthy left-wing person
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The satiric vision the video proposes is syncretic: Del Rey stands in for Jackie but also for Marilyn Monroe--and for herself, a contemporary celebrity princess; her costar in the video, fellow New Yorker A$AP Rocky, represents Kennedy but also Barack Obama and gangster rap, incarnating both the right-wing stereotype of black power and the liberal voter's fantasy of Obama-as-messianic-prince--a limousine liberal worthy of his vehicle.
The theme of branding everyone as a limousine liberal bent on continuing expanse of America's welfare programs, hundreds of federal/state programs focused on the poor came under heavy fire.
The term "limousine liberal" was coined to describe just such voters at the time.
What do you say to those who would accuse you of being a "limousine liberal"?
So Helms engaged in several head-on clashes with the governor, whom he had repeatedly called a flip-flopper lacking core ideological convictions and a "limousine liberal" in his television ads.
Limousine liberal Wealthy person who professes to feel for the poor, but does little to help them.
Famous for his man of the people image, with his shaggy, overweight looks and trademark trucker-style baseball cap, the 50 year old has recently come under fire for a wealthy lifestyle, andwas recently branded a 'limousine liberal' by critics.
His lack of pretension and his dedication to healing the injuries of class belied the stereotype of the "limousine liberal." His own hero was Robert Kennedy, with whom Wellstone shared a tinge of cultural conservatism.
He's a dreaded "limousine liberal," we're told by media heavies, who smirk when intoning the phrase, as if the awfulness of such a state were self-evident.
If you're a limousine liberal or a Volvo-driving social scientist, buy ten pounds of exercise leg weights.
To many, maybe even most, Americans, Jane Fonda is the Wal-Mart of activist celebrities--a category killer when it comes to personifying the loathsome limousine liberal, that subspecies of Hollywood Democrat which, in some tellings, is more responsible for the great Republican political ascendancy than the end of the Cold War, Bill Clinton's zipper problems, or George W.