Reactionary behaviour by leaders of organisations adopting someone else's policies or positions in order to piggyback on its popularity or success.

Politicians are most guilty of this. Similar to me-tooism.

Coined by John Clark on the 7.30 report February 2008.
Man: I can't believe the opposition supports those tax cuts, they're graduating from the followship academy
by Kittridge February 25, 2008
–noun
1. the position or function of a follower
2. an act or instance of following a strong, charismatic leader
Ashley and the group demonstrated excellent followship when they accompanied Seth outside, not knowing if he would remain in the frigid cold, or lead them to salvation.
by therichardstill December 11, 2010

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