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  • n. Plural form of kneecapper.

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Examples

  • The Huffington Post's Sam Stein has a great catch: In what may be a middle-finger aimed directly at the advisers who have been privately complaining about him, Matthews went on the air this morning and basically called on Hillary to fire the "kneecappers" in her press office ...

    Horses Mouth

  • Chris Mathews talked about it on air on February 15 saying Clinton's press liaison "kneecappers" were lousy, their policy of intimidation and threats to get even were counter productive.

    Hillary Surrogate: Media "Has Relished" Hillary's Fall

  • But when you get into a situation where he's calling them "kneecappers," I mean, it sounds personal.

    CNN Transcript Feb 17, 2008

  • Because by choosing him as his new press secretary, President Barack Obama has completed his swift and thorough transition from crusading outsider to shrewd insider as he prepares to deal with the wild folk of the Tea Party, Karl Rove and the Republican kneecappers, and an electorate still fearful that the world is spinning out of control.

    The Insider Machinery Is Complete

  • Before the Republican kneecappers got to him, Frist supported the Senate bill, along with Dole and Baker.

    Matthew Yglesias » Medicare Modernization Act Passed By Majority Rule

  • Chris Matthews will get on his high horse tonight (like he did when he talked about Clinton's kneecappers), Keith will be his usual sardonic self, David Schuster will certainly have something to say, and Jack Cafferty (CNN) will go ballistic at these latest tactics.

    New Camp Hillary Claim: The Media Want Her To Lose

  • They smile as McCain lays into his speech, which is not a speech at all but a hit parade of the kneecappers that have bubbled to the surface of his incoherent campaign: Biden's "crisis" comment; drill here, and drill now; Obama will (gasp) engage in diplomacy; Redistributionist-in-Chief; "spread the wealth," replete with finger quotes; measuring the drapes; Mac is back; oh, and don't forget our good friend Joe the Plumber!

    Joshuah Bearman: Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun

  • Watching Obama's pleasant, happy-faced surrogates go up against Clinton's kneecappers and hardballers is like watching a scrimmage between the varsity and the JV.

    Andy Rosenberg: Help Wanted: Surrogates for Barack Obama Who Can Throw a Punch

  • McCain arrives at his speech, which is not a speech at all but a strung together hit parade of the kneecappers that have bubbled to the surface of his incoherent campaign: Biden's "crisis" comment; drill here, and drill now; Obama will talk to dictators; Redistributionist-in-Chief; "spread the wealth" replete with finger quotes; measuring the drapes; Mac is back; and did I forget to mention our good friend Joe the Plumber!

    Joshuah Bearman: McCain At Midnight: The Last Stand

  • CHRIS MATTHEWS, MSNBC: What she has to do is get rid of the kneecappers that work for her, these press people whose main job seems to be punishing Obama or going after the press, to building a positive case for her.

    CNN Transcript Feb 17, 2008

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