I am a "leftie," too, and quite a lot of times I was blasted by people who have rightist social and political views, including those folks who are Orthodox.
One thing that I think is very important to remember in situations like this, is that our whole world is corrupted, handicapped, distorted, diseased by sin. Left or right, "progressive" or "fundamentalist," we all are limited in our blurred vision of reality. "Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then (after Resurrection. - G.) we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully..." (1 Cor. 13:12).
Among the cohort of very good Orthodox clergymen, who all wrote jewels in theology, some were leftist (Fr. Sergius Bulgakov), and some were rightist (Fr. Alexander Schmemann). Paradoxically, even though my social and political leanings are to the "left," Fr. Alexander Schmemann is perhaps my most beloved Orthodox author...
"Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her" (Luke 10:38-42).