reality-based

Definitions

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  • adjective Having at least some basis in reality

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Examples

  • On October 17, 2004, the New York Times published a controversial article by Ron Suskind in which he quoted an aide to President George W. Bush later identified as Karl Rove as follows: The aide said that guys like me were 'in what we call the reality-based community,' which he defined as people who 'believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.'

    George Heymont: Living in Parallel Universes

  • Tom Corbett on Tuesday proposed what he described as a "reality-based budget" that cuts spending 3% to close a projected $4 billion deficit for the fiscal year beginning July 1.

    Pennsylvania Budget Cuts Hit Education

  • The White House, he said, didn’t waste time worrying about those “in what we call the reality-based community” who “believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.”

    The Panic Virus

  • The White House, he said, didn’t waste time worrying about those “in what we call the reality-based community” who “believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.”

    The Panic Virus

  • The White House, he said, didn’t waste time worrying about those “in what we call the reality-based community” who “believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.”

    The Panic Virus

  • Back in 2002, journalist Ron Suskind had a meeting with a "senior advisor" to George W. Bush and what that advisor told him seems appropriate for any such gravestone or future memorial to American defeat: "The aide said that guys like me were 'in what we call the reality-based community,' which he defined as people who 'believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality...

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • On health care, Broun was equally reality-based which is to say: not at all, saying thing like this: "If ObamaCare passes, that free insurance card that's in people's pockets is gonna be as worthless as a Confederate dollar after the War Between The States -- the Great War of Yankee Aggression." this:

    Crooks and Liars

  • In 2004, a Bush Administration official famously made a dismissive comment about the "reality-based community" to reporter Ron Suskind.

    Spencer Critchley: No Mistake: Why Michele Bachmann Is Trying to Rewrite History

  • In 2004, a Bush Administration official famously made a dismissive comment about the "reality-based community" to reporter Ron Suskind.

    Spencer Critchley: No Mistake: Why Michele Bachmann Is Trying to Rewrite History

  • In 2004, a Bush Administration official famously made a dismissive comment about the "reality-based community" to reporter Ron Suskind.

    Spencer Critchley: No Mistake: Why Michele Bachmann Is Trying to Rewrite History

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