liberal lion
 n.— «When last seen on the House floor, Rep. Pete McCloskey could be found demanding the impeachment of President Nixon, helping write the Endangered Species Act and denouncing the Vietnam War. It’s been a few years since the Californian roamed the arena with his pride of Republican liberal lions, espousing “good government” and balanced budgets along with a strict diet of environmental regulation.» —“Republican liberal lion gears for last growl” by Valerie Richardson Washington Times Feb. 6, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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