Definitions

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  • n. An adherent of fusionism or a participant in a political fusion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In politics, one who advocates or supports some more or less temporary coalition of two or more parties or factions against another.

Etymologies

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fusion + -ist

Examples

  • The National Review constructed a "fusionist" effort to bring the parties together.

    Reason Magazine

  • One of the principle aims of the early conservative movement was to put forward a kind of ideological fusion that would link libertarian economic principles to white supremacist cultural principles to hawkish foreign policy principles and the Sharon Statement is just such a "fusionist" document.

    Center for American Progress Action Fund

  • By the waning years of the Bush administration, the old "fusionist" alliance between libertarians and social conservatives seemed to be on its last legs.

    Reason Magazine

  • Mount Vernon Statement is less interesting for its content -- an attempt to reunite the libertarian, religious and foreign policy hawk wings of moribund "fusionist" or "movement" conservatism -- than for its dignified style and invocation of philosophical first principles.

    Politics

  • Conservatives were then mainly concerned with fighting Communist aggression -- the central uniting principle of Frank Meyer's "fusionist" coalition -- and feminism seems to have struck them as a rather silly domestic distraction from the big game of stopping the Reds.

    The American Spectator

  • "fusionist" poem that combines shamanistic and Islamic doctrines:

    neweurasia.net

  • But, and I have tried to make this point in another post, the GOP must be willing to continue a fusionist strategy in order to be able to win across the country.

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

  • One of the principle aims of the early conservative movement was to put forward a kind of ideological fusion that would link libertarian economic principles to white supremacist cultural principles to hawkish foreign policy principles and the Sharon Statement is just such a “fusionist” document.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Sharon Statement

  • As a Frank Meyer fusionist I have one foot in the libertarian boat and the other in the conservative.

    From Far Left to Libertarian, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Phoebe Maltz has an article in a recent issue of the fusionist magazine Doublethink (unfortunately the article is not available online) titled “The End of Anti-Semitism.”

    Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist?

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