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A political candidate that gains a great deal of popularity primarily from family name, vise from receiving recognition through his or her own limited accumulative achievements within time of service. Term derived from the adage, "riding on coattails," more often in reference of a son, gaining influence by the popularity of his father, without achieving influence on his own merits.
Hopefully America has been disillioned enough from its past mistakes, and make it a bipartisan effort to refrain from having another coattail candidate from becoming the next president of the United States.
by YumiSpewns January 01, 2015
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