a term coined by Democratic candidate Barack Obama denoting Republicans in favour of him, cf. The Los Angeles Times, “GOP renegades seeking a candidate capable of ending the Washington partisanship are surfacing in the senator’s campaign in surprising numbers. ‘Obamacans,’ he calls them.


1 Comment

Filed under language notes, notes and musings from a big country

One response to “Obamacans

  1. Pit

    see also my post on “the American political landscape: words, phrases, definitions” [Nov. 25, 2007] and “latte liberals” [Feb. 14, 2008]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s