Recent Examples of enabler from the Web
Weinstein was not a solo operator, and now his vast network of enablers is also falling under the scrutiny of the entertainers, journalists and activists who expect heads to roll.
Those progressive enablers of decriminalization and legalization have blood on their hands.
Are tens of millions of people who didn't cast ballots for Clinton in November the enablers of the idiotic alt-right and their disgusting henchmen?
Call us enablers, but that's good info to have; here's exactly what our editors love to pick up.
The Democrats’ celebrity enablers played a key role in fostering the inordinate self-righteousness of the modern progressive movement, which has reached ad absurdum proportions lately with the violent bullies of the Antifa movement.
No wonder that by contrast even the evil refugee-panderer and Sharia Law enabler Paul Ryan looks better than ever.
The political class and its media enablers will attempt to go back to business as usual—but Trump’s supporters won’t.
Trump and his apologists and enablers should take note, because this does not bode well for them.
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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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