What's Your Definition Of A RINO?

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    I recently saw this posted by Bripat9643.......

    I have to wonder how many people would actually agree with that statement.

    Does simply working in a bipartisan fashion on an issue automatically mean that a Republican is a RINO?

    Now if you disagree with the above statement please state what YOUR definition of a RINO is.

    IMO I would not only want, but would expect all members to work together to solve problems regardless of their political afffiliation.
     
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    a rino is a republican that does not respect article 1 section 8.
     
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    A RINO is a politician who supports big government solutions to all or most problems and is willing to compromise conservative principles in order to allow big government solutions. Why such people would even bother to register Republican is beyond me because they are simply Democrats in Republian clothing.

    PS: There are degrees of RINOism afflicting our body politic, however.
     
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    There is no such thing. A Rino is anyone who steps out of lockstep with republicans. Period.
     
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    yeah... good luck with that.
     
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    since only a minority of republicans are actual conservatives, a conservative yardstick is not what defines a rino......


    as previously stated, a rino is anyone who does not toe the party line and votes outside of what their party leaders tell them to......


    so to determine who is a rino, just look at their voting record compared to how the majority of republicans voted and if you voted the opposite say 40% of the time, that person should be considered a rino......
     
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    thats rhino, not rino........
     
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    A liberal Republican
     
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    So, first you claim it doesn't exist, and then you identify them.

    You aren't very good at this logic stuff, are you?

    If Democrats identify a Republican they approve of, then he is a RINO.
     

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