2007年9月16日 星期日

Greenspan gives a withering critique of Republicans

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Greenspan gives a withering critique of Republicans in his memoir, saying they deserved to lose power for forsaking fiscal discipline.

withering Show phonetics
adjective
1 A withering look/remark/etc. is one that is intended to make someone feel ashamed:
He said that Lizzie had been drunk at the time and I saw her shoot him a withering glance.

2 severe and extremely critical:
He made a withering attack on government policy.

critique Show phonetics
noun [C]
a report of something such as a political situation or system or a person's work or ideas, which examines it and provides an often negative judgment:
a Marxist critique of neo-liberal economic policy

forsake (STOP) Show phonetics
verb [T] forsook, forsaken FORMAL
to stop doing or having something:
He decided to forsake politics for journalism.

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