Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • 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 - TIME.com

  • 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.”

    FLY FISHING WITH DARTH VADER

  • 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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