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expediency

ik spee dee uhn see

  • n  the quality of being suited to the end in view

  • Can McCain, 69, juggle what he sees as a problem-solving, independent pragmatism rooted in conservative philosophy with what others see as expediency and pandering?.
  • He obeyed his own diktat and refused to be deflected by political expediency.
  • He cited specific examples from recent dialogues between principle and expediency (for "expediency" many of his listeners read Democrats).
News & Articles

  • Why Michelle Obama got heckled
    LZ Granderson says maybe it was unfair to heckle the first lady, but gays are tired of Democrats throwing them under the bus for political expediency.
    June 12, 2013 - CNN
  • Broncos' Quentin Jammer Will Do Well at Safety
    It took less than a week after he signed with the team for the Denver Broncos to confirm Quentin Jammer would make the switch from cornerback to safety . The decision and the expediency with which it was come to make sense for a lot of reasons. You didn’t have to be a die-hard Chargers fan to notice Jammer’s lost a step. Statistically speaking the base numbers are relative to standard play at ...
    June 12, 2013 - Opposing Views
  • Bill Passes CA Assembly Which Would Legalize Medical 'Kickbacks' According to Independent Physical Therapists of ...
    iPT Opposes AB 1000 as Bill of Political Expediency, Running Counter to the Recommendations of President Obama, Simpson-Bowles Deficit Commission, and Federal Health Care Experts (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10815582.htm
    June 12, 2013 - PRWeb
Quotes

  • Norm Coleman in CQPolitics.com
    While I understand there is a desire by a small number of people to move on, something greater than expediency is at stake here,Coleman said.
  • John McCain in Boston Herald
    We don't need another politician in Washington who puts self-interest and political expediency ahead of problem solving,McCain said.
  • Barack Obama in Reuters
    I fully understand the pressure that you are under, and that there are those who are trying to destroy your reputation as well as my own, but sacrificing me for political expediency will never appease our critics or help you or the... Benon Sevan http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benon_Sevan&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE74CqgOJI17fKoQ44Hg2qFvBWYiQ FOXNews http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,165013,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEpPweSqAcGsSaLIvhWPw3RlKAiGw Aug 7, 2005 35273 44849 expedient I thought it was important to give him the benefit of the doubt because if I had wanted to be politically expedient I would have distanced myself and denounced him right away," Obama said.

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