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Ten words to replace "liberal" as a GOP slur

"Liberal" isn't the slur it used to be.

The Republican Party tried to defeat Democrats in 2008 by painting them as liberals. A prime example is BoulderLiberalMarkUdall.com, which continues to linger online at this writing. But while this tactic has proven effective in recent decades, it didn't work this time around -- a fact acknowledged by numerous experts quizzed in the Denver Post article "'Liberal' Label Loses Political Punch in Wake of GOP Losses." Unfortunately, these interview-subjects didn't come up with any other terms that might prove more effective, and a lot of the usual substitutes, like "socialist," don't show much promise. So here's ten fresh insults to aim at Dems that won't leave that old "liberal" aftertaste:

10. Welfairy.

9. Bin-Lovin'.

8. Tax-adermist.

7. Phlegm-o-crat.

6. Left-over.

5. Porker.

4. Apple Pie Hater.

3. Obamanation.

2. Flag-ellator.

1. Jackass-a-nape. -- Michael Roberts