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Trump’s solidarity with the neo-confederates of Charlottesville has been been blessed by his clerical enablers.
Enablers may be concerned about losing the relationship with the enabled, but there usually are other ways to be supportive, Ford says.
Still, Stone’s most important contribution to this whole saga is likely to be as a mischievous catalyst, an embodiment and an enabler of the anything-goes, rules-are-made-to-be-broken, winning-is-all-that-matters spirit of Trump’s campaign.
The vacuum will be filled by the steady drip, if not flood, of White House revelations that neither the president nor his Capitol Hill enablers, apologists, and collaborators can stop.
Four months ago, the U.N. published an exhaustive report documenting how Kim's government smuggles nuclear materials, cash and ammunition through an elaborate underground web of foreign enablers, skirting the existing sanctions.
The Trump administration reacted to the ICBM launch with a full-court press to persuade allies and adversaries alike to drastically ramp up pressure on the Kim regime and its enablers.
But being a good businessman has been his great enabler.
Democrats need the district’s voters to view Ryan not as the likable local, but as Trump’s political partner and enabler and the face of an unpopular Congress.
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Enabling: the Behavior of an Enabler
Enable has a number of senses, most of which are some variant on allowing someone (or something, such as enabling cookies on a computer) to do something. In the past several decades, enable has also started to take on a new associated sense in the field of addiction studies, where enabling is viewed as giving misguided support to a person with some substance-abuse issue. A person who facilitates the self-destructive behavior of another is referred to as an enabler.
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