Noun: A person who identifies themselves with the American left-wing political movement while hypocritically exhibiting financial and social behaviour to the contrary. Often found in affluent upper middle-class communities across the United States.
1.) That Champagne Democrat would vote for John Kerry in the presidential elections, but ask for a tax write-off when making a negligable donation to charity.
2.) The Champagne Democrats across the street placed a "Save Darfur" sign on their well-manicured lawn next to their hybrid vehicle parked inside their four car garage within their mansion.