- adj. US Of or relating to things that occur in Washington, D.C., usually in relation to United States national politics.
- adj. US Out of touch with sentiments of persons living outside of Washington, D.C.
- adj. New Zealand Of or relating to New Zealand politics in the capital city of Wellington, New Zealand.
- Derives from the Beltway, a highway that encircles Washington, D.C. Transferred to New Zealand (Wiktionary)
“Both are about to raise the stakes in the arena of Sunday inside-the-Beltway talk shows as they strive to remain the most important TV platform of the presidential campaign season.”
“The lack of C-SPAN dominated a couple news cycles, but to me that demonstrates that winning news cycles is a complete waste of time and only out of touch inside-the-Beltway types care about winning news cycles.”
“The KBH campaign was the classic inside-the-Beltway RINO effort fueled by groupthink assumptions.”
“The reviews aren't all in yet, because no matter what inside-the-Beltway pundits thought of Obama's performance, the American people haven't weighed in yet with their reaction to his speech.”
“Do not believe the FUD spread by Public Knowledge, an inside-the-Beltway lobbying group funded heavily by Google (which has motives of its own: it wants the Internet to become a heavily regulated duopoly so that ISPs are straitjacketed and can never compete with it).”
“In the infancy of the recession, the Washington law firm Howrey was widely regarded as an industry success story, a hometown firm that had managed to shed its inside-the-Beltway pedigree and turn itself into a global player in antitrust, litigation and intellectual property law.”
“If you listen to the inside-the-Beltway hyperbole, all hell would break loose.”
“They are probably going to move in the direction of Google, which was also initially dismissive of Washington and the inside-the-Beltway issues," said Rebecca Arbogast of Stifel Nicolaus.”
“In the end, Pawlenty is figuring out the same thing which Jon Huntsman really should have figured out by now -- that his natural constituency consists solely of inside-the-Beltway pundits who sit around in bull sessions spouting ideas like: Hey, wouldn't Tim Pawlenty be a dandy Republican candidate?”
“The inside-the-Beltway Republican establishment may differ, but most of these influential Republicans at the grass roots are ready to choose from the candidates now in the race.”
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