Definition of Bircher in English:

Bircher

Syllabification: Birch·er
Pronunciation: /ˈbərCHər
 
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noun

  • A member or supporter of the John Birch Society, a conservative anticommunist American organization founded in 1958.
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    • Beinart is bravely trying to do for liberalism what another magazine editor - the National Review's William Buckley - did for conservatism by excommunicating the Birchers from the conservative movement.
    • But Buckley's task was easier than Beinart's will be because the Birchers were never remotely as central to the Republican base as the Moore-MoveOn faction is to the Democratic base.
    • William F. Buckley and other mainstream conservatives spent years isolating and discrediting the Birchers.

Origin

from the name of John Birch, a Baptist missionary and US Army Air Force officer and called the “first casualty of the Cold War,” killed by Chinese communists in 1945.

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