What does RINO mean?

An acronym that means "Republican In Name Only", a pejorative term aimed at elected Republicans who legislate more like Democrats. Pronounced like "rhino", the term fittingly juxtaposes the elephant used by the GOP.

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RINO:

  • One of the missions of the Tea Party was to expose and punish the RINOs.


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