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  • n. A person who is radically conservative politically; one whose political viewpoints are very rightwing

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Examples

  • Many on the left here loved Hitler too until he turned on their beloved USSR, and suddenly he was relegated to being called a rightwinger instead of just another horrible offshoot of the socialist international movement.geokstrQuote

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Paul Hollander on the Fall of Communism

  • Many on the left here loved Hitler too until he turned on their beloved USSR, and suddenly he was relegated to being called a rightwinger instead of just another horrible offshoot of the socialist international movement.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Paul Hollander on the Fall of Communism

  • "One does not have to be a so-called rightwinger to recognise this basic truth," the organisation said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Michael Goodwin, hardly someone who would be identified as a rightwinger, wondered out loud if there may indeed be something to the building narrative:

    QandO

  • Worcester HNP chairman, Mr Pieter du Toit, told Sapa the letter had been addressed to Minister of Law and Order Mr Hernus Kriel because there was a "definite division" in the National Party cabinet, and they felt the chances of a reply were better if it was addressed to a "rightwinger".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This unspeakable act is a mortal sin in the Liberal religion, as opposed to removing a rightwinger, which is an act of the greatest good and is to be commended no matter how it’s done or for what reason.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Objectively Pro-Fascist”:

  • A convicted "rightwinger" like me could never have persuaded Labour to accept the genuine, and absolutely essential, reforms that Neil Kinnock brought about.

    Top stories from Times Online

  • And Rabbi Yoffe isn’t a rightwing crank — or, indeed, any kind of rightwinger at all.

    Matthew Yglesias » J Street’s Response to Eric Yoffe

  • 'rightwinger' and us the 'leftwingers', that will lead to defeat.

    Curly's Corner Shop, the blog!

  • The meeting will be chaired by the prominent rightwinger Edward Leigh.

    Rightwing Tories rally to Liam Fox's side

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