Defining politics: If Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are “progressive,” then the word has lost all meaning

If the article is too long, it wraps up:

Clinton’s tautological definition suggests that progressive has become a meaningless term devoid of ideological content; a signifier that signifies nothing in particular. In that sense, perhaps it is an apt descriptor after all for triangulating politicians like Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton.

Source: Defining politics: If Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are “progressive,” then the word has lost all meaning – Salon.com

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