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mis guhvern muhnt

  • n  government that is inefficient or dishonest

  • It was a political speech about the end of a shocking era of irresponsibility and misgovernment and a shared responsibility to undo it.
  • As for "local misgovernment," that is a matter of local political opinion.
  • His hodge-podge empire, he discovered, was a seething mass of anachronisms, misgovernment, discontent.
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  • Fireplugs left alone; common sense wins
    A victory of common sense over misgovernment should not go uncelebrated. Business and consumers, take heart. It’s possible to push back against the “regulatory state.” ...
    Dec. 19, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News

  • Tom Frank in Democracy Now
    In his new book "The Wrecking Crew" Frank writes, "Fantastic misgovernment of the kind we have seen is not an accident, nor is it the work of a few bad individuals. It is the consequence of triumph by a particular philosophy of government, by a...
  • Edmund Burke in New York Times
    I have followed Haiti for more than three decades. This is the first time I have really believed that the country has the chance to slip the bounds of poverty, and escape the heritage of oppressive government and misgovernment and abuse of people... Bill Clinton http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Clinton&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFQgtnAfN-Gd8ODTfDdWrRjwwjDZg MiamiHerald.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.miamiherald.com/news/americas/haiti/story/942795.html%3Fasset_id%3D941326%26asset_type%3Dgallery&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHke8KiLigxkF8Xa2SHiFR3QcgaVQ Mar 10, 2009 64135 85440 misgovernment Burke added: They auger misgovernment at a distance; and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze."

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