Definition of the Day 9/1/13: Patriot

Posted: September 1, 2013 in Humor, Politics
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PATRIOT, n. As used in self-reference: 1) A dangerous tool of the powers that be; 2) A herd member who compensates for lack of individual achievement by identifying with an abstraction; 3) An enemy of individual freedom; 4) A fancier of the rich, arousing flavor of police and military boot leather.

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

American Heretic's Dictionary revised and expanded by Chaz Bufe, front cover

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