1. a platitude or trite saying
2. a person who is platitudinous or boring
3. Pharmacology: potassium bromide, known to produce central nervous system depression, formerly used as a sedative
Today the Republicans have announced their startling lineup [for the Joint Committee]. In the Senate, Jon Kyl, Pat Toomey, and Rob Portman. This is a solid trio, especially Toomey. Kyl can be expected to set a pick for defense spending. All three are solid and calm figures who can withstand Kerry’s bluster and bromides. If McConnell had picked McCain, Lindsay Graham, or either of the sob-sisters from Maine, I’d know we were doomed to a sellout.
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A disturbing video appears to show that two LA gangsters are now mercenaries fighting on behalf of Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad. Calling themselves “Wino” and “Creeper,” the two gang member. […]