leftish leftish


  • (adj) tending toward the political left


  1. And try as they might, the critics could not paint this mild-mannered, bicycle-riding, leftish vegetarian as a corporate apologist.
  2. In the process, Kohl has decimated the leftish Social Democrats who last ruled in 1982.
  3. Conservatism is traditionally energized by a reaction to liberal excess, and the unabashedly leftish tilt of the Obama Administration's domestic agenda does give hope.


  • Will Susan Rice Wreck the Obama Presidency?

    Barack Obama may be president because he criticized the invasion of Iraq. Leftish Democrats assumed he was one of them, opposed to military intervention. Instead, he followed George W. Bush’s lead in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the national security state.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Cato Institute


  • "Sharon did not become all leftish or dovish or understanding that the Palestinians are suffering," said Yossi Beilin, leader of the left-wing Yahad party (formed by the merger of his Shahar movement with the Meretz party). "He remains the...
    on Jan 12, 2006 By: Yossi Beilin Source: New Statesman

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