- n.Pundits, experts, analysts, and other commentators.Example Citation:"The polls showed that people did not trust [Clinton], even more than they did not trust him the week before; but they still supported him. It could only be a matter of time, official Washington was deciding, before the proletariat caught up with the Commentariat."— Andrew Marshall, "Fourteen Days That...Shook the President," The Independent (London)Related Words: Category:this neoligism is an American pejorative which seeks to align criticism with communism .
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