The definitions of the terms “liberal” and “conservative” have been the subjects of much debate in contemporary American politics. But it has become increasingly clear that the term "progressive" is equally ambiguous, and is associated with at least two relatively distinct philosophical traditions. Although these two "progressivisms" share common ground on many (probably most) issues, they are at loggerheads on some others, as has perhaps become more apparent since the election of President Obama.
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AMERICAblog's comments on the Krugman op-ed
UPDATE: The anti-Obama rally I posted about yesterday was NOT put together (country-wide) by Glenn Beck. Rather it was a conservative radio show being broadcast in front of the courthouse. Obnoxious...