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opportunist

o per tooh nist

  • n  a person who places expediency above principle
  • s  taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit

  • He believes Johnson wasn't a committed New Dealer but an opportunist who supported Roosevelt to get elected.
  • To the daughter, Sukhreet Gabel, Myerson was a manipulative opportunist who banished her when the scam broke in the newspapers.
  • At the cost of being labeled a traitor (by extremists on the right) and an opportunist (by the dogmatic left), he was ready to go a long way to accommodate the Arabs.
News & Articles

  • Would-be Iowa 1st District GOP candidate branded ‘compromiser,’ ‘opportunist’
    The gloves are coming off in what is likely to become a three-way race for the GOP nomination in Iowa’s 1 st District. “He’s an opportunist,” Blum said, claiming Paulsen would not be thinking about running if it wasn’t an open-seat race.
    June 19, 2013 - The Gazette
  • Poll shows higher approval ratings for Rick Scott
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's path to re-election likely revolves around casting his potential Democratic opponent Charlie Crist as a political opportunist devoid of principles, a new poll on the 2014 race suggests.        
    June 19, 2013 - Sun-Sentinel
  • Poll shows higher approval ratings for Scott
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's path to re-election likely revolves around casting his potential Democratic opponent Charlie Crist as a political opportunist devoid of principles, a new poll on the 2014 race suggests.        
    June 18, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel
Quotes

  • KT Tunstall in Daily Mail
    Thrilled Tunstall gushed: "So, 11 o'clock on Christmas morning, the doorbell goes and it's Luke suited and booted. With all his bags. And a little box. Wrapped with a ribbon. He proposed. Being an opportunist, I obviously said Yes. It feels...
  • John Heitinga in stv.tv
    Diego is dangerous. But the whole of the Uruguayan team is,Heitinga told Fifa.com. "I am relieved that Luis Suarez is suspended as he is a real opportunist. With him, a half chance can turn into a goal. He will certainly be missed by his...
  • Leslie Van Houten in CNN
    During her 2002 CNN appearance, Van Houten called Manson "an opportunist of the cruelest, most vicious kind."

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