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  • v. Present participle of pillory.


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  • * The White House-versus-left battle continues: Glenn Greenwald makes the case that the White House has every right to push back on lefty critics -- but he adds, and I agree, that pillorying or browbeating them isn't going to do jack to help Dem among base voters who are disaffected with Obama policies.

    The Morning Plum

  • This last vilifying barb you offer in yet another comment when, having had the whole root of your hatred revealed in the posting of that email exchange, rather than actually give grounds for your risible concern with a purported conflict of interests, you continue your rancorous pillorying, not to mention the concomitant pompous self-aggrandisement.

    How Not to be a Writer

  • * Dems already targeting GOP on spending cuts: The DCCC, in its first major ad offensive, is going up in the districts of 19 House Republicans, pillorying them for supporting cuts to education and research on science and technology.

    The Morning Plum

  • My own pillorying of Battlestar Galactica is largely based on its failure to follow through, though it almost certainly drops down to the next level (or beyond) because of other features.

    Ethics and Enthusiasm

  • Ronson, meanwhile, tries to lay himself bare on the title track, pillorying his superstar DJ persona.

    Mark Ronson and the Business Intl

  • By the way, all the folks pillorying Matt for supposedly peddling a “guilt-by-association” argument are themselves using an inane, broad brush stroke argument.

    Matthew Yglesias » Kucinich Sides With Insurance Industry, GOP to Oppose “Insurance Industry Giveaway”

  • If barely prosecuted, the real players in our last crash face a long pop-culture pillorying.

    Danny Schechter: After Larry Summers, What? Will We Continue to Go Down Hill?

  • Oh, it's entertaining, in a dark way, as much as watching the pillorying of witches used to be, I suppose.

    Jeff Jarvis: The Antisocial Movie

  • The earlier book made the business best-seller list by pillorying practices propagated in the name of re-engineering.

    Reworking The Workplace

  • In a post yesterday about Mitch McConnell's stated desire to ensure that Obama is a "one term president," I noted that there's no evidence to speak of that the Dem strategy of pillorying GOP partisanship and obstructionism has paid any dividends.

    Voters aren't buying Dem message about GOP obstructionism


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