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1 definition by roadscrawler

 
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A mythical boogeyman trotted out by Right wing *think* tanks, Republican politicians, and others who continue to champion failed policies and ideologies, despite their empirically proven ineffectiveness

A straw man used by Republicans in an attempt to rationalize their repudiation by the American voting public

A tool for mitigating the cognitive dissonance experienced by those who claim to represent “American Values,” yet are rejected by the actual American people. See also “Real America”

Boy, it’s a good thing the Liberal News Media relentlessly investigated those false claims of WMDs’ isn’t it? Otherwise, hundreds of thousands of people would have died needlessly and we would have been stuck in a hellish war for at least a decade!
by roadscrawler April 29, 2009