from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spoiling of sycophant.
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Ironic that Jeff Pulver has become such a Skype sicophant, when only a few months ago he spent considerable effort deriding it.
But then, I am still a journalist at heart … not some sicophant media promoter of the Liberal government in the lead up to the provincial election.
One hint could have been that his nomination brought immediate praise from both industry groups and Congressional republicans) and the topper of them all Bush sicophant Stephen Johnson (who famously sided with Buah and big industry in hampering states from enforcing higher greenhouse emmision standards and stifling his own Depts requests and reports on environmental problems).
The man who did absolutely nothing during his tenure as AG, the sicophant who famously had a portrait of george Orwell hanging in his office and couldn’y form an opinion as to whether waterboarding constituted torture sounds more like Dick Cheney now, hinting that the underwear bomber should have been held by the military for “more in depth interrogations: rather than being allowed to “lawyer up”.