Originally Posted by donkhater
Well, if you want to go by the strict definition of a liberal, I don't know if it qualifies, but the term 'liberal' nowadays seems go be hand-in-hand with with the concept of statism. Tax-repricing, or, a tax code that interferes with with a free market is certainly a statist approach.
The Civil Rights Act interferes with a free market economy. Meat inspections interfere with a free economy.
I doubt you'd classify either of those as liberal.