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A fake progressive.

A politician, pundit or other political player that pretends to be progressive while actually supporting unprogressive/corporatist policies.
Barack Obama is a fauxgressive. He pretends to be progressive in his campaigning, but he rarely fights for progressive causes and consistently supports corporatist, unprogressive policies.
by DeathByTrolley August 12, 2011
Someone who hates President Barack Obama and pretends to be a progressive to make the hatred look like it's coming from within the Democratic Party.
Sally has voted Republican for 30 years, but she calls herself a "progressive" now to make it seem like the Democratic Party is splintering. She's a fauxgressive.
by Deej_09 August 20, 2011
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