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- n. An inclination to be partisan or biased; partiality
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being a partisan, or adherent to a party; feelings or conduct characteristic of a partisan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
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At a battery factory in Michigan this past week, he urged Americans to pressure members of Congress to stop what he called partisanship and gridlock that he said have undermined public confidence.
They absolutely reject what they call partisanship and what I would call respect for readers and their legitimate interests.
"Evan Bayh has been around long enough to know that partisanship is normal part of the process," said Nathan Gonzalez, political editor for the Rothenberg Political Report.
At these sites, while the partisanship is spirited, it always remains secondary to finding out what is really going on.
The thing about partisanship is that it needs to be earned, not given freely.
It was no less than little Mikey Steele the head of the RNC that stated "bi-partisanship is over-rated".
I guess bi-partisanship is just yet another Washington myth.
Open partisans showing open partisanship is much less objectionable than quiet partisans hiding behind objectivity.
Post Partisan would seem to indicate something that comes after partisanship but as we know only too well, partisanship is very much still with us.
The Supreme Court far from being independent of political partisanship is in the pockets of big business just like both political parties.