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phony

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  • n  a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
  • s  fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

  • It's all phony, of course.
  • But Jennifer Rubin's drivel is an exemplar of the kind of phony-baloney propaganda that we've seen, sadly, from Republicans in recent years, since their "new" ideas either grew old .
  • Last Friday Falwell said on CNN that his use of phony was "unfortunate," and wired an apology to Tutu.
News & Articles

  • Woman in court for phony police report says she wanted attention
    BLOOMINGTON — A 23-year-old Normal woman told police she was looking for attention when she allegedly filed a phony police report about being stopped by a man pretending to be a cop.
    June 14, 2013 - The Pantagraph
  • Phony FedEx workers wanted for home invasion
    QUEENS (PIX11) – New video of two phony FedEx workers wanted for a home invasion in Queens has surfaced. According to police, one of the suspects forced his way into the home in Howard Beach while the other acted as …
    June 13, 2013 - WPIX 11 New York
  • Phony NY charity ordered to pay back $4.6 million
    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A New York judge has ordered a telemarketing company shut down earlier this year for running a phony breast cancer charity to pay a total of $4.6 million.
    June 12, 2013 - New Jersey Herald
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in CNN
    INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (AP) -- Broadening his attack, Sen. Barack Obama said Saturday that Sen. Hillary Clinton's support for a summertime break from the federal gasoline tax symbolizes a candidacy consisting of "phony ideas, calculated to win...

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