limousine liberal


: a wealthy political liberal

Examples of limousine liberal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This sentiment was repeated by Niman Ranch executives and conference attendees as a point of pride all weekend, with the regularity and fervor of a Santa Monica limousine liberal. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 6 Sep. 2023 Wade’s wealthy family, for their part, are limousine liberals, but some of their unconscious biases occasionally bubble up during an amusing, meet-the parents dinner party. Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post, 14 June 2023 From there Pierre, the illegitimate son of Count Kirill Bezukhov, but who inherits the Count’s vast and landed fortune early on, is a classic limousine liberal – early 19th century edition. John Tamny, Forbes, 3 May 2023 Pelosi, who has served in Congress for more than three decades, has long been caricatured as a San Francisco limousine liberal with extreme views. Barbara Spindel, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 May 2020 Ned Lamont set out to debunk the limousine liberal caricature that his rival Joe Ganim has been trying to paint for Democratic gubernatorial primary voters in Lamont’s televsion ad debut. Neil Vigdor,, 12 July 2018 Just to be clear, this isn’t some limousine liberal classist argument against a minimum wage increase. Jason Johnson, The Root, 16 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of limousine liberal was in 1969

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“Limousine liberal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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