Origin of big tent
Examples from the Web for big-tent
The smaller “Flood Wall Street” eschewed the big-tent approach and focused on radical politics and aggressive activism.Occupy Climate Change! Hundreds Blame Capitalism at Flood Wall Street Rally|Jacob Siegel|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
McAuliffe is a big-tent Democrat who stands four-square in favor of both corporations and people.
While Gingrich remains a caustic conservative, he seems to be edging toward a big-tent philosophy.Newt Gingrich: Republicans Can’t Win Just By Beating Up Hillary Clinton|Howard Kurtz|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To compete with Netanyahu, Labor's calling for a "big-tent" party and is wooing former Kadima leader Tzipi Livni.
Samuel P. Jacobs on what would be lost, and the possible death of the big-tent party.
British Dictionary definitions for big-tent
- a political approach in which a party claims to be open to a wide spectrum of constituents and groups
- (as modifier)big-tent politics