Political Compass

There are abundances of parties and politicians in all squares except the Libertarian Right, why is this?

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    Where did your quadrants diagram come from? I ask because I don't consider those four quadrants to be the primaries. May 6, 2017 at 10:29
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    False premise. Here in Switzerland most right-wing politicians are overwhelmy liberals, right-wing concervatives exists but are extremely in minourity, and they are (in my opinion, unfortunately !) regularly defeated in elections. Perhaps if you'd reduce the scope to a signle country this question is salvageable.
    – Bregalad
    May 6, 2017 at 15:24
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    Why is this on hold? Mods - this is not too broad at all and I have answered it. May 8, 2017 at 22:53
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    I'm inclined to say there are no Libertarian Left parties. It's a logical contradiction: without a strong state, equality can't be enforced by the state. Not that such logic is stopping public opinion; "government should stay out of Medicare" is not a rare opinion in the US.
    – MSalters
    May 9, 2017 at 9:52
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    This question is void of a lot of context...we need a lot more info on the definitions of the terms used in that diagram--not to mention what political parties (and nations) you are referring to.
    – user1530
    May 9, 2017 at 17:08


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