1. Republican political philosophy characterized by extreme short-term thinking and manipulation of a single issue for temporary gain. 2. Fiscal misgovernment resulting from extreme short-term thinking and a shallow approach to social responsibility. 3. The combination of extreme short-term thinking with zealotry and manipulation of social and cultural issues like right-to-die cases. 4. The dominant philosophy of the Republican Party (USA) since the late 1990s.
The George W. Bush administration is Gilmoreism armed with nuclear weapons.
A phrase that one of the Gilmore girls uses. Often a reference to pop-culture or politics.
Person 1: "Look who died and made you Hayley Mills."
Person 2: "That is totally a Gilmoreism!"