The article below by Jonah Goldberg helps to track down their paucity of original ideas and abuse of meaning.
Note the idiotic use of the word ''country'' - or the asinine real - world inversion of the phrase 'economic rationalism' - which seems to have become less used.
Someone should make a didactic list of why the left are at best absurd!
Politicians and journalists are petrified of seeming hostile toward members of the "coalition of the oppressed."
In fact, being singled out for criticism by the president of the United States is nothing short of a gift. To this day, aging has-beens exploit any opportunity to brag that they were on Richard Nixon’s enemies list. When Bill Clinton denounced William Kristol in 1994 for monkey-wrenching health-care reform, he helped make Kristol one of the most important people in Washington. Various White House assaults on Rush Limbaugh have him laughing all the way to the bank.