A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from January 25, 2024
“They’re called the left because they’re never right”

“You know why the Dems are called the left? Because they are never right” was posted on the newsgroup rec.arts.tv on June 16, 2005. The saying has been said many times, usually slightly differently.
   
“The left is called the ‘left’ because they’re NEVER RIGHT!!” (shown on an image) was posted on X/Twitter by Thomas Tucker on July 17, 2018. “They’re called the left because they’re never right” was posted on X/Twitter by Robert Reeve on June 30, 2022. “Is the left called the left because they are never right?” was posted on Sickipedia on January 25, 2024.
   
     
Google Groups: rec.arts.tv
kerwinjr
Jun 16, 2005, 10:51:30 PM
The Dems (with the help of the ACLU) regularly support Gays and Pedophiles, but since you’re so smart, prove me wrong. You know why the Dems are called the left? Because they are never right.
     
X/Twitter
colette
@colettealinaj
I don’t hang with a lot of people that’s left because they’re never right - @deeecashh
12:09 PM · Apr 8, 2016
   
X/Twitter
𝕲𝖗𝖎𝖒𝖘 𝕮𝖍𝖎𝖑𝖉
@GrimsChild
They say they’re the left because they’re never right about anything 😂😂😂😂😂
4:25 AM · Jul 14, 2016
 
X/Twitter
Thomas Tucker
@BeerIsntQueer
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
The left is called
the “left” because
they’re
NEVER RIGHT!!
8:05 PM · Jul 17, 2018
   
BuzzFeed News
What To Do If The Older People In Your Life Are Sharing False Or Extreme Content
“What do you do when your parents go from posting Minions to posting hard-right memes about cement milkshakes?”
Craig Silverman
BuzzFeed News Reporter
Posted on July 23, 2019 at 12:36 pm
(The following text is shown on an image on a television set.—ed.)
The left is called
the “left” because
they’re
NEVER RIGHT!!
     
X/Twitter
@swordsjew
actually theyre called “the left” because of the seating arrangements in the Estates General during the French Revolution; secularist, republicanist foes of the ancien regime sat to the left of the speaker’s chair;;;; folks
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
The left is called
the “left” because
they’re
NEVER RIGHT!!
1:04 AM · Jan 12, 2020
 
X/Twitter
Niratanka 🇮🇳
@Niratanka_
Communist parties are called left because they are never right & must always be left out while forming government.
~Me when I was 21
8:52 AM · Jan 15, 2022
   
X/Twitter
I Stand with Israel
@TurnOrBurn52
That’s why they call them the left because they are never right….when your losing an argument pull out the race card…
8:43 AM · May 27, 2022
   
X/Twitter
AliVonSmithSki-TurdyTree
@RonTherrien4
Lefties are left because they are never RIGHT.
9:07 PM · Jun 9, 2022
     
X/Twitter
Robert Reeve
@RobertR44164759
They’re called the left because they’re never right
4:22 AM · Jun 30, 2022
 
X/Twitter
Niratanka 🇮🇳
@Niratanka_
Left is left because they are never right
4:47 PM · Jul 5, 2022
   
X/Twitter
Bryan from Texas
@WesTexas74
They’re called “the left” because they are never right.
1:33 AM · Jul 8, 2022
   
X/Twitter
Nic Evans
@MrNicEvans
You know why they call them the left ?
- because they are never right
8:21 AM · Nov 12, 2022
     
X/Twitter
Rome on the Potomac
@BillBaker63
They’re called the left because they’re never Right
8:54 PM · Nov 24, 2022
 
X/Twitter
Quietpup Gaming
@GamingQuietpup
That’s why they are called the “left” because they are never Right!
11:55 AM · Dec 16, 2022
·   
X/Twitter
𝐉𝐎𝐇𝐍 𝐖𝐈𝐂𝐊 𝕏ʰⁱᵗᵐᵃⁿ 🏴‍☠️
@imUrB00gieman
Why are they called “The Left”?
Because they are never “Right”.
11:06 AM · Apr 16, 2023
   
X/Twitter
Patti Jennings
@pattijennings36
They are called the left because they are never right
4:58 AM · Apr 26, 2023
   
Sickipedia
ikkeniet
25 Jan 2024 -Politics-Conservative-
Is the left called the left, because they are never right?
 
X/Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
Is the left called the left, because they are never right?
6:31 PM · Jan 25, 2024

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