Limousine liberal
Limousine liberal Li`mou*sine" lib`er*al, n. a wealthy or well-to-do person of liberal political inclination. It is sometimes used as a term of contempt for those espousing the cause of poor people, without having to endure the discomfort that their policies may inflict on others, such as the lower middle class. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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