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a phrase that republican politicians use when they don't know what they are talking about, or are trying to sound important. Possibly coined by John McCain or Sarah Palin.
Couric: What specifically do we need to do to save the economy?
Palin: We need to shore up the economy, and reign in spending also.
by takingabath October 02, 2008

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A word used by politicians, especially republicans, to obscurely discuss government spending and pretend they have a solution to economic problems. Used widely by John McCain, Sarah Palin, and their supporters.
McCain: What senator Obama doesn't understand is that we have to reign in government spending to solve this economic crisis.
by takingabath October 02, 2008

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