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- adj. of, or relating to malfeasance or misconduct
- n. someone guilty of such conduct; a malefactor
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One guilty of malfeasance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Doing ill; guilty of misconduct in office.
- n. An ill-doer; a malefactor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one guilty of malfeasance
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Local malfeasant with cartoon middle name such as "the librarian", "the landscape gardener" or "the ticket inspector" botches a hit and has to get out of town for a while.
Too bad CNN and most of the rest of "journalists" are dishonest and malfeasant, and put their political bias ahead of doing their jobs responsibly,
The media, such as CNN, is malfeasant in its journalistic ethics, so that means someone else has to speak up with the facts.
Resolved, That the House disapproves of the malfeasant manner in which the Democratic Leadership has thereby discharged the duties of their offices.
What is unacceptable about this (so-called) "compromise" renewal of FISA is that, by immunizing the malfeasant telecoms retroactively, it strips the system of one of the checks that exist against its abuse.
I provide a lovely graphical presentation of this wildly malfeasant, destructive nose-dive into federal budget red ink in Part 4 of my series, "The Economics of Wreckage," which stands to this day and ever after as but one piece of my record of correctly predicting what was to come of the GOP's incomprehensibly bad economic policies.
Not only will Republicans be basically powerless, they will also have to endure the ignominy of Bush administration officials and employees testifying under oath before the investgation committees of Waxman, Conyers, Leahy, Boxer, Levin, etc. and proving to everyone just how corrupt, dishonest and malfeasant Bush Republicans have truly been.
The problem here is the tendency to conflate all "negative attacks" as equally malfeasant.
Federal troops in a policing role is just as violative of Posse Comitatus statutes as state peace officers functioning in a military role at “war” (vs. theater of drugs): consequential gains realized from malfeasant actions are intrinsically unlawful.
He had an appreciation of the profundity of our last error-prone (and possibly malfeasant) president, an idea of the mess that the Bush administration would be leaving behind, and a responsible vision for cleaning that very messy house.