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Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Manchuria or its people or their culture

News

  • The Manchurian Chairman

    If you thought that Ben Bernanke has been brainwashed by secret handlers intent on destroying capitalism in the United States, and this week lit the fuse for the economic bomb he buried deep in the financial markets way back in 2009, you might be correct to call him the Manchurian candidate.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: GoldSeek.com

Quotes

  1. Obama is "a stealth candidate, a Manchurian candidate," Cunningham said later on Fox News Channel, his reference being to a book and movie in which a presidential contender has been brainwashed into becoming a sleeper agent for the Communist Party.
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Bill Cunningham Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. "Sometimes in my dark moments, I think he's 'The Manchurian Candidate' designed to discredit all the ideas I believe in," joked columnist David Brooks of the President recently.
    on Oct 29, 2005 By: David Brooks Source: CBS News

  3. "I sort of know how the Manchurian candidate felt," Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, said, a reference to the film about a former POW brainwashed by Communists who deprived him of sleep.
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Kel Seliger Source: Marshall News Messenger

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