Any option regarded as an alternative to two extremes, especially a political agenda which is centrist and consensus-based rather than left- or right-wing.
- In the US, which never embraced the tenets of post-war social democracy anyway, the idea of a third way is even murkier than in Britain.
- Now more than ever the search for third ways demands more attention and resources.
- Instead, they have chosen a mushy third way between legalisation and prohibition that few understand and nobody respects.
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