After all, he notes, "it was not that long ago that left-of-center governments governed Israel."
This has, of course, been viewed as great news for the left-of-center.
Both are left-of-center thinkers with independent reputations who will work out of the Bloomberg Foundation offices.
Were there tip-offs in any names that applicants were left-of-center?
During the Bush years, left-of-center critics noted a curious phenomenon among backers of the war in Iraq.
And with it, some reporters have either drifted to left-of-center or simply decided to avoid being labeled altogether.
He authored seven books while in prison and regularly broadcast his message on left-of-center and Internet radio stations.
The theory, advanced mostly on the left-of-center, is that gay-hating right-wingers will try to bring Crist down.