from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A person who holds moderately leftist political views; a pink.
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- n. A socialist who is not wholly communist.
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- n. a person with mildly leftist political views
Carolyn Parishes antics aren't supported by the majority of people, even here in pinko Ontario, so please enlighten me.
There are suddenly T-shirts and buttons available all over the downtown, made in various shade of pink, using the word pinko and mostly promoting cycling.
The word pinko was all over the Toronto media recently, and I had to explain to a friend who speaks perfect English as a second language what it meant, as it's a term that hasn't been used in the media here since she moved to Canada 17 years ago.
I have been described as a 'closet nationalist', and as a Melders-like 'pinko' - which has caused eyebrows to be raised amongst some of my more Conservative friends.
Oh, except for Homeland Security and the Military ... he'll need them to keep down social dissidents (aka pinko commie liberals).
(Ah, I haven't used the word pinko in 30 years!!!)
Even the Economist (which I would hardly call pinko), supports the idea that the US should guarantee some form of health care to its citizens, and it supported the idea of a stimulus bill, and it supports the basic principle of carbon trading, and although I'm not sure, I don't think it opposed how the US handled the GM issue.
The next time I visited that suburban street, the woman at the "pinko" property was using a leaf blower.
Oh how fun it would be to have a return to McCarthyism; have we found the new replacement for "pinko" david goldman for OBAMA
Pugliese asserts that former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau "even outspent Conservative prime minister Brian Mulroney, who brought in a hawkish defence policy in the late 1980s" and that Mr. Trudeau was not so dovish or "pinko" on the military as we might think.
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