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That’s from the good old days, just 12 months ago, when Trump Cabinet officials and his Senate enablers scurried around the world explaining away the president’s tweets.
In the '80s and '90s there were enablers all around.
His fiercest work was reserved for those who could look without seeing, apartheid’s enablers, to use a word from another land of denial.
If all companies are becoming software companies, GitHub is a primary enabler.
But aside from MacDonald’s enablers, the episode demonstrated the long shadow one senior official can cast.
This drew swift condemnation from Trump and his enablers at Fox News, who invented claims that Waters was calling for violence.
The first step to a — Steve Schmidt (@SteveSchmidtSES) June 20, 2018 Season of renewal in our land is the absolute and utter repudiation of Trump and his vile enablers in the 2018 election by electing Democratic majorities.
War with Iran is easy for Trump’s enablers in Jerusalem and Riyadh to contemplate: both Israel and Saudi Arabia are already engaged in proxy wars with Iran.
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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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