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What can I say? "Gutmensch" has actually been used as a term of disparagement in Austria, mostly by the right wing. Doesn't make much sense in English.
by generic on Fri Sep 4th, 2015 at 08:54:31 AM EST
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I was mostly reacting to the "even normal people" bit...

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Sep 4th, 2015 at 10:47:44 AM EST
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"Gutmensch" in German has a similar connotation as "activist" in English.
by generic on Fri Sep 4th, 2015 at 01:50:56 PM EST
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