February 2013
New Republic;2/25/2013, Vol. 244 Issue 2, p12
The article focuses on liberalism in the U.S. in 2012. Topics include the reelection of Democratic U.S. President Barack Obama in 2012, the public perception of liberals, and why liberalism is associated with a lack of authenticity. Information is provided on the tenets of liberalism, which include strict gun control laws, support of same-sex marriage and gay rights, and universal health care in the U.S. The article also discusses the decrease in the stigma of the word 'liberal' and how it has been used to vilify people in the past.


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