Sources: NY State Senate, AP
quote: Every American knows when someone calls this a-hole Senator from NY a "liberal", what that means. Isn't that all that matters?
quote: The "political spectrum" is part of the problem here. A spectrum is one-dimensional. Politics has at least two dimensions (see "Pournelle Axes").
quote: By definition, liberals would want more personal freedom and less government interference. This is how the rest of the world sees it, but US politics and media obfuscate the real understanding of the political spectrum.
quote: This is a progressive conservative collectivist.