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liberal lion
 n.— «Barney Frank, the Bay State liberal lion, exhausted by his labors keeping America ethically pure, returned to his bachelor den, and began thumbing through a favorite periodical, the Blade. Barney’s eyes stopped at an ad: “Hot Bottom plus large endowment equals a great time.” He dialed; “Hot Bottom” came running; and, for 80 bucks, they had a real good time.» —“Barney Frank held to unfair standard?” by Patrick J. Buchanan Chicago Sun-Times Sept. 3, 1989. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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