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throw red meat

throw red meat  v.— «Throwing red meat the other night to members of the Heritage Foundation, the conservative think tank, Reagan said: “I hope every member of Congress will reflect on the fact that the Sandinistas have been...

Fujimorazo

Fujimorazo  n.— «The 1990 election of Alberto Fujimori, a political “outsider,” was an appeal by Peruvians for a strong hand at the helm as the country weathered the storms of economic chaos. Fujimori wasted little time in...

booth capturing

booth capturing  n.— «The general secretary of the Congress Party, Malik Mohiuddin, said the National Conference Party had destroyed “the very fiber of the democratic system in the country by its alleged large-scale rigging and booth...

kalo-kalo

kalo-kalo  n.— «So the Buhari that is likely to register in the minds of many Nigerians today, depending on where you belong and from where you are looking at him, is…the man who attempted to liberate the Nigerian economy from the...

turkey

turkey  n.— «The country’s major environmental groups Monday declared open season on a $112 million Oklahoma water project they say is one of 12 “Turkeys of the Year” that should be bagged by Congress.» —“Skiatook Project...

Dover test

Dover test  n.— «As it stands, congressional support for the Haiti mission is too thin “to pass the Dover test,” said Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio), referring to the Dover, Del., Air Force base where the bodies of any U.S. soldiers...