It would be no surprise if Republicans felt that this unique criticism of their delegate mix was one sided.
“American Embassy officials in Baghdad sided with Blackwater rather than the State Department investigators,” the paper notes.
So I sided with Rick Perry: girls should be vaccinated for HPV.
After the Supreme Court sided with gun rights in the Heller case, the NRA acted as if it never happened.
Even the conservative-leaning Supreme Court sided with the EPA.
They had sided with Maudie and the others in their faith in Santa Claus.
At last they divided into two parties; one sided with Garth, the other with Ratcliff.
Hanover, whose king had sided with the Austrians, was annexed to Prussia.
That segment of a circle to which they are sided, or of beams to which they are moulded.
The Queen discerned a party spirit in these combinations, and sided wholly with his enemies.
Old English side "flanks of a person, the long part or aspect of anything," from Proto-Germanic *sithon (cf. Old Saxon sida, Old Norse siða, Danish side, Swedish sida, Middle Dutch side, Dutch zidje, Old High German sita, German Seite), from adjective *sithas "long" (cf. Old English sid "long, broad, spacious," Old Norse siðr "long, hanging down"), from PIE root *se- "long, late" (see soiree).
Original sense preserved in countryside. Figurative sense of "position or attitude of a person or set of persons in relation to another" (cf. choosing sides) first recorded mid-13c. Meaning "one of the parties in a transaction" is from late 14c.; sense in a sporting contest or game is from 1690s. Meaning "music on one side of a phonograph record" is first attested 1936. Phrase side by side "close together and abreast" is recorded from c.1200. Side-splitting "affecting with compulsive laughter" is attested by 1825.
late 14c., from side (n.).