from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Tending toward the political left.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Inclined toward the political left.
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- adj. tending toward the political left
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Apparently the turnout in leftish areas is very high.
The Lib Dems are defnitely more "leftish" and at a Tory conference you are unlikely to hear a self-proclaimed atheist transexual speaking up for gay marriage in a long debate on equality.
Nick Cohen certainly has it right about the mentality rife around what he describes as the "leftish".
When a leftish - note I wrote "leftish" not leftist - but sympathetic politician, one who can win major state-wide offices, asks for our loyalty and trust, we rebuff him and demand that he promote someone of our choosing.
The so called "leftish" Ken Clarke started the ball rolling with the idiotic GP Fundholding saga of the late 80s early 90s - it failed abysmally, but Clarke did a lot of damage to the
She said the Greens would launch their manifesto on Thursday and, when asked whether the party was "leftish", she added:
The Lib Dems are definitely more "leftish" and at a Tory conference you are unlikely to hear a self-proclaimed atheist transsexual speaking up for gay marriage in a long debate on equality.
Every public opinion survey always shows a large majority of the population adhere to supposedly "leftish" or commonsensical views: investments far preferred to tax cuts, public services (eg. health care), multilateralism, an end to foreign military adventures, civil liberties protected but balanced with collective identity & self-protection (anti-hatemongering laws, Canadian nationhood).
This is all written up on the Electronic Frontiers Australia website (here), but has remained unmentioned (as far as I can see), by most of the "leftish" opponents of the scheme.
The extreme right wing Zionists - and make no mistake here, despite being leader of what is supposed to be a 'leftish' party, Barak is an extreme right-wing Zionist - need to form a government before the Bush presidency ends in order to guarantee support for an attack against Iran, Hizbollah, Syria and Hamas.