Left and Right

How We See Each Other


Here are some ways in which Americans see "the other guy."  The left column is colored blue for the BLUE states, the right column is colored red for the RED states.  Notice the little ironies.


Left-of-Center Right-of-Center
Democrat Republican
Liberal Conservative
Left-Wing Right-Wing
radical reactionary
socialist fascist
communist Nazi
revolutionary Establishment
pseudo-intellectual know-nothing
secular humanist Born-Again Christian
Jew Bible thumper
homo homo-phobe
Nigra po' white trash
ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) KKK (Ku Klux Klan)
city slicker country bumpkin
idealist realist
change status quo
North-East Middle America
flag-burner flag-waver
immigrant WASP (white Anglo-Saxon Protestant