Consider figure above. The example about baseball fans seems innocuous enough, but the synonyms? If someone described himself as conservative architect, do you think he would like to be described by anyone of those synonyms? “Traditional,” maybe?
What about the folks on the other side of the political divide?
An architect might not want to be called a liberal architect, but most of those synonyms work. “Broad-minded” and radical are just about the only ones that don’t.
What about that other word that Liberals have adopted for themselves, “progressive.”
Isn’t a progressive architect just wonderful? Self identified “liberals” have ruined the word “liberal”. So now they are working on the word “progressive.”
Remember when Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders competed to be the most “presidential” presidential…
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