The grim truth is that there are powerful, internal trends pushing Israeli politics in an illiberal direction.
Both liberal revolutionaries and the illiberal Brotherhood will be back to square one.
The refugees and civilian leaders believe the illiberal rhetoric from their armed allies reflect fundraising, not ideology.
Which was the right thing to be, after all, because communism is as illiberal as fascism.
These days, instead, we witness elections followed by majoritarian mob rule—what Fareed Zakaria has called “illiberal democracy.”
It is a great and enlarged virtue, and not a sordid, selfish, and illiberal vice.
He is the expounder of Revolution in its compulsory and illiberal aspect.
Anything less than that would be illiberal, mean, contemptible.
Too illiberal, you think; and what would Mr. J. S. Mill say?
His Life, too, was written in a most illiberal spirit, though purposely in praise of the artist.
1530s, "ungentlemanly, base, mean," from Middle French illiberal (14c.), from Latin illiberalis "ungenerous, mean, sordid; unworthy of a freeman," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + liberalis (see liberal). A sense of "narrow-minded politically; unconcerned with the rights or liberties of others" is attested from 1640s, and might conceivably be revived to take up some of the burden that drags down conservative.