The left-wing has been slowly rolling out more and more use of the term “progressive” to describe themselves.
Have we made the Left unfashionable? Have we made the Left finally too embarrassed to out themselves?
I freely admit to being conservative, yet almost no presenter on the ABC dares to likewise admit they are of the Left.
Indeed, presenters such as Jonathan Green feign outrage when a columnist calls themÂ what they clearly are:
How does Greg Sheridan have any clue what my politics are? Weâve never met. Never had a conversation. Beyond parody.
Today an even more bizarre example of the Leftâs shame of the word âLeftâ.
Morry Schwartz is the property developer who funds the LeftistÂ The MonthlyÂ (this monthâs lead story:Â The future of the Greens). Tomorrow he has a new Leftist publication on the market, theÂ Saturday Paper, aimed at the readers of the LeftistÂ AgeÂ andÂ Sydney Morning HeraldÂ who wonât like the new tabloid size those papers will have from this weekend.Â Read more »