The percentage of liberals has sharply climbed in recent years, Gallup noted, with 38 percent identifying as liberal in 2008.At least they're honest lefties...
Roughly a third of Democrats -- 34 percent -- identified as moderates in 2018, according to the new poll.
Members of the Republican Party have remained more staunchly conservative, pollsters found, with 73 percent identifying as conservative in 2018 and just 22 percent calling themselves moderate.
The poll results come as Democrats have retaken the majority in the House with a caucus that contains a number of high-profile progressives, such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), who have pushed for policies like Medicare for all and a Green New Deal.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
The "L" Word
Democrats come out of the progressive closet: