There Is a Moderate Republican in this Race, but She’s Running as a Democrat
Tony Brasunas
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Your graphic distorts and misuses the term ‘neoliberal’. moderate or centrist would be a more correct political spectrum identifier.

Neo-liberal has a very different meaning.

“The economic model that the word “neoliberalism” was coined to describe was developed by Chicago school economists in the 1960s and 1970s based upon Austrian neoclassical economic theories, but heavily influenced by Ayn Rand’s barmy pseudo-philosophy of Übermenschen and greed-worship.”

“The first of the democratically elected neoliberals were Margaret Thatcher in the UK and Ronald Reagan in the US. They both set about introducing ideologically driven neoliberal reforms, such as the complete withdrawal of capital controls by Tory Chancellor Geoffrey Howe and the deregulation of the US financial markets that led to vast corruption scandals like Enron and the global financial sector insolvency crisis of 2007–08.” 

“These days, the IMF is the most high profile pusher of neoliberal economic policies. Their strategy involves applying strict “structural adjustment” conditions on their loans. These conditions are invariably neoliberal reforms such as privatisation of utilities, services and government owned industries, tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy, the abandonment of capital controls, the removal of democratic controls over central banks and monetary policy and the deregulation of financial industries.”

http://anotherangryvoice.blogspot.com/2012/09/what-is-neoliberalism-explained.html

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