Whether you are a Republican or Democrat you have to give Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Kudos for standing against partisan.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard explains why she chose “PRESENT” instead of a YES or NAY.
DEFFINITION OF PARTISAN
SPOKEN: [ˈpärdəzən] par·ti·san | \ ˈpär-tə-zən , -sən , -ˌzan, chiefly British ˌpär-tə-ˈzan \ variants: or less commonly partizan
Partisan and Politics
A partisan is someone who supports one part or party. Sometimes the support takes the form of military action, as when guerrilla fighters take on government forces. But partisan is actually most often used as an adjective, usually referring to support of a political party. so if you’re accused of being too partisan, or of practicing partisan politics, it means you’re mainly interested in boosting your own party and attacking the other one.
1: a firm adherent to a party, faction, cause, or person especially: one exhibiting blind, prejudiced, and unreasoning allegiance political partisans who see only one side of the problem
2a: a member of a body of detached light troops making forays and harassing an enemy Peasant partisans assaulted the French army.
2b: a member of a guerrilla band operating within enemy lines Polish partisans had blown up two trains — Springfield (Massachusetts) Union
Definition of partisan (Entry 2 of 3)
1: feeling, showing, or deriving from strong and sometimes blind adherence to a particular party, faction, cause, or person : exhibiting, characterized by, or resulting from partisanship
Partisan politics, partisan loyalty, Secularism is indeed correlated with greater tolerance of gay marriage and pot legalization. But it’s also making America’s partisan clashes more brutal.— Peter Beinart
The editorial page of the newspaper captured the mood of an America frustrated by partisan division …— Joseph Cress
The modern Democratic party may honor the cerebral Jefferson as one of its founders, but the true paternity lies with the fiercely partisan Jackson. He made it a fighting electoral force.— Bernard A. Weisberger
2: of, carried on by, or being military partisans partisan fighters partisan warfare
Prejudiced in favor of a particular cause.
“newspapers have become increasingly partisan”
synonyms: biased · prejudiced · one-sided · colored · discriminatory · preferential · [more]
par·ti·san | \ ˈpär-tə-zən , -sən \ variants: or partizan
Definition of partisan (Entry 3 of 3
): a weapon of the 16th and 17th centuries with long shaft and broad blade
a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person.
“partisans of the exiled Stuarts”
synonyms :supporter · follower · adherent · devotee · champion · backer · upholder · [more]
A member of an armed group formed to fight secretly against an occupying force, in particular one operating in enemy-occupied Yugoslavia, Italy, and parts of eastern Europe in World War II.
“the partisans opened fire from the woods” · [more]
synonyms: guerrilla · freedom fighter · resistance fighter · member of the resistance · underground fighter · irregular soldier · irregular · terrorist