"but "progressive" fails the political test: if any party can use it, forget it. Would any party call itself regressive?"It must be the festive spirit taking hold, but that is exactly how I feel about the word too. It is both meaningless and question begging.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Polly Toynbee Says Something Intelligent & Insightful.
I've always detested the way many on the left use the word "Progressive", for exactly the reasons that Polly Toynbee gives: