Originally Posted by Jim Jones
well in France the word liberal actually refers to anglo-saxon (read: U.S: & American) economic policies. The guy who resigned in Australia was a conservative and he deserved to lose his post.
Hey, you edited your post.. too bad, I wanted to comment on it.
Anyway, in Holland, the liberals are our right-wing party and the conservatives too. It seems that only in the USA a liberal is a degrading term used to refer to left-leaning people.