from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The principles and practices of an obstructionist, especially in a legislative body; systematic or persistent obstruction or opposition, as to progress or change.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act or the policy of obstructing progress.
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- noun A deliberate policy of
obstructingsomething, especially a political process or body.
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- noun deliberate interference
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And, if their obstructionism is allowed to continue, their party and the future of the country are hanging in the balance.
The narrative of GOP obstructionism is really starting to take hold.
Obama could nominate anyone and the Republicans would call deny them as a matter of course - thier obstructionism is NOT for the good of the country, it is only to annoy Obama for personal reasons.
But if anyone deserves a label of obstructionism, it certainly must be the Democrats in the Wisconsin state legislature who fled the state in order to prevent passage of legislation they don't like.
Fear/hate/obstructionism is not going to work any more.
More obstructionism from the right-wing nut jobs promoting their social Darwinist agenda.
I find it hard to believe that anyone would want to run for office in this climate of obstructionism from the repubs.
We have witnessed phenomenal obstructionism from the right, and impatience from the left.
This Republican obstructionism is getting weirder by the day!
There is so much cynicism, anger and obstructionism from the right that I am surprised some policies have got this far.