the far right


: the group of people whose political views are the most conservative
His nomination is opposed by members of the far right.

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Recent Examples on the Web The sinkhole was found shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday in the far right lane on Highway 50, just east of the Harbor Boulevard on-ramp, according to California Highway Patrol online dispatch records. Rosalio Ahumada, Sacramento Bee, 3 Apr. 2024 Farm protests are changing not only Europe’s food system but also its politics, as the far right senses an opportunity. Roger Cohen Ivor Prickett, New York Times, 31 Mar. 2024 His weakness has given the far right and religious fundamentalists extraordinary control over Israel’s affairs, while other segments of the population are left to pursue the never-ending quest to end his reign. Anshel Pfeffer, The Atlantic, 27 Mar. 2024 Since then, Waco has been a potent symbol of what the far right believes to be government overreach and federal tyranny. Odette Yousef, NPR, 26 Mar. 2024 Johnson, a Louisiana Republican, will likely need many Democratic votes to pass the legislation as the far right wing of his conference has been pushing against the bill. Alexandra Banner, CNN, 20 Mar. 2024 In France, centrist President Emmanuel Macron’s appointment of 34-year-old Gabriel Attal as prime minister may reflect a realization that the far right has been actively courting the youth vote. Catarina Fernandes Martins, Washington Post, 8 Mar. 2024 In the far right corner are all of Wieners’ books for young readers. Jenna Thompson, Kansas City Star, 6 Mar. 2024 Officers found the driver dead in the far right lane of Interstate 85 at the Belmont-Mount Holly Road bridge about 1:45 a.m., according to a Belmont Police Department news release on Saturday afternoon. Joe Marusak, Charlotte Observer, 2 Mar. 2024

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“The far right.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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