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A Political Glossary: Part III

MadisonLives Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 11:58 PM
So you are sayIng "people should" vote libertarian? Or at least conservative? Don't you see that you are making the same mistake progressives make, but from a different context?

Editor's Note: This is Part III in a series. Part I can be found here. Part II can be found here.

If there were a Hall of Fame for political rhetoric, the phrase "social justice" would deserve a prominent place there. It has the prime virtue of political catchwords: It means many different things to many different people.

In other words, if you are a politician, you can get lots of people, with different concrete ideas, to agree with you when you come out boldly for the vague generality of "social justice."

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said that a good...