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  • n. A member of the progressive US blogging community Daily Kos.


Blend of Kos and cossack. From Daily Kos, which is derived in turn from Kos, nickname of the blog's founder Markos Moulitsas. (Wiktionary)


  • Oh, and for the record, I have actually once voted for a Libertarian (and still do if a Kossack is running unopposed).

    The woman with the twenty-dollar bill. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • Byron York at the National Review concludes that since YearlyKos is attracting the Democratic establishment, its "Kossack" minions (the "Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy") have therefore become an important wing of the Democratic establishment.

    Daily Digest: 8/2/07

  • Christened 'Kossack' is named after a dog, the giant hound which has been a 'faithful guard' at the company's

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • I knew the Kossack was going to win in a landslide, and I figured that maybe my vote would allow them to not have to fight for ballot access the following year.

    The woman with the twenty-dollar bill. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • No doubt she calculates that, once the general election comes, the Krazy Kossack Kidz and their ilk will prefer power to purity and fall quietly in line.

    Retirement Policy

  • The only apparent downside is the creator is an Obamaphile Kossack.

    Rewarding party loyalty: Kirk, Castle, and Cao. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • Actually, I have a vague memory of a similar strategy -- one that counted at least in part on racking up electoral college votes in the West, rather than Ohio and Florida -- being floated by a Kossack or the Kos himself.

    Obama’s New Gameplan - Swampland -

  • The Soros-Kossack wing – numerous, rich and voluble – stigmatizes the United States as the most dangerous and malign country on the planet, or perhaps the second worst after Israel.

    Stromata Blog:

  • Take Ellie Perelli, a seventy-eight-year-old woman who used to be a “lurker” a reader only but who has become a full-fledged Kossack, having just posted her first diary under “momster.”


  • Reading Clinton's mind (or theClintons 'mind), it's not just for Charles Krauthammer and Andrew Sullivan anymore -- any Kossack can do it.

    Your Right Hand Thief


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