Link: The Republican Dictionary
by Katrina Vanden Huevel
The Nation, Nov. 2004
[excerpted; full text at the link above]
BI-PARTISANSHIP – When conservative Republicans work together with moderate Republicans to pass legislation Democrats hate.
CLARIFY – Repeating the same lie over and over again.
FAIRER – Regressive.
FAITH – The stubborn belief that God approves of Republican moral values despite the preponderance of textual evidence to the contrary.
HONESTY – Lies told in simple declarative sentences: "Freedom is on the march."
MORAL VALUES – Hatred of homosexuals dressed up in Biblical language.
MANDATE – What a Republican claims to possess when only 49 percent of the voting public loathes him instead of 51 percent.
THE MEDIA – Immoral elitist liberally-biased traitors who should leave Republicans alone so they can complete God's work on Earth in peace and quiet, behind closed doors.
PHILOSOPHY – Religion.
SIMPLIFY – To cut the taxes of Republican donors.