Someone who used to be liberal, but was scared shitless after 911 and joined the conservatives in the fear and loathing of everything Muslim, Arab, foreign, French, left, liberal, diverse, different, etc.
Chris: "That Dennis Miller used to be so cool and laid back. I used to like it when he went after politicians' hypocracy and bullshit."
Edie: "Yeah, I know what you mean, you always see him on some Fox Channel show, now. He's turned into such a Wet-Pants-Republican."