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None of that happens so long as the party willing to harbor and defend a demagogue who threatens the republic stands in the way.
The scene was fitting, given that the shine of adding the reigning National League Cy Young Award winner to the defending World Series champions obscured the picture of exactly what the Dodgers are getting in the enigmatic right-hander.Trevor Bauer, unorthodox star with an unorthodox deal, gets an unorthodox Dodgers intro|Chelsea Janes|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
The Hogan administration has defended its decentralized system as critical to building an infrastructure that can ramp up when the federal government delivers more doses.South Africa and U.K. coronavirus variants detected in D.C.; Maryland to open third mass vaccination site|Erin Cox, Julie Zauzmer, Rachel Chason|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Throughout the panel, those involved with the Oversight Board defended the project.Facebook Oversight Board says other social networks ‘welcome to join’ if project succeeds|Taylor Hatmaker|February 11, 2021|TechCrunch
To suddenly shut them down would trigger legal actions the city can neither afford nor defend.What’s Behind the Effort to Recall Council President Jen Campbell|Scott Lewis|February 9, 2021|Voice of San Diego
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
During coverage of that issue, Farrell went on a WSMB AM radio talk show to defend Duke.
When our elected representatives assume their respective offices, they take an oath to “protect and defend the Constitution.”
“Once we get to the point of being able to defend the case, then the thing can move forward,” he told the Beast.Prosecutors Have No Idea When 9/11 Mastermind’s Trial Will Start|Tim Mak|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Which politician wants to defend federally-subsidized abortions for convicted criminals?
After we had passed over this desert, we found several garisons to defend the caravans from the violence of the Tartars.
Decide about it, ye that are learned in the ethnographic distinctions of our race—but heaven defend us from the Bourbonnaises!
Later on, I believe, a child is wont to have his favourite colour, and to be ready to defend it against the preferences of others.Children's Ways|James Sully
Learn to do well: seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The victims were unable to defend themselves or escape by flight, and the slaughter was terrible.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell