In politics, Big tent or catch-all party is used in reference to a political party's policy of permitting or encouraging a broad spectrum of views among its members. This is in contrast to other parties that defend a determined ideology and seek voters who adhere to that ideology and convince people towards it.
Examples of political parties with big tent party system from Wikipedia:
- My Step Alliance, Armenia
- Brazilian Democratic Party, Brazil
- National Coalition Party, Finland
- Fine Gael, Ireland
- Institutional Revolutionary Party, Mexico
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Big tent is a slang word that is used to define someone or something excellent, great, impressive, dope, cool. Originally described as a portable shelter made of cloth, supported by one or more poles and stretched tight by cords or loops attached to pegs driven into the ground.
"I think that's an excellent idea" - that idea is big tent
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