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Congress should pass legislation allowing for an expedient and merciful resettlement of Afghan refugees into the country.
In some uncomplicated health-care situations, professional medical knowledge is sufficient to find an expedient solution, so decisions are straightforward.Holistic decision-making in a digitized health-care environment|Siemens Healthineers|June 16, 2021|MIT Technology Review
After all, they reasoned, Burr was an expedient politician who would defect to the party that thrust him into power.The election that foreshadowed 2020|James Morone|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
Machine learning provides an equitable, precise, and expedient capability to allocate our precious vaccine supplies.The COVID-19 vaccine rollout is dangerously flawed. Science and data could fix it|matthewheimer|December 18, 2020|Fortune
Walling America off—whether physically, economically, or digitally—is expedient, but it is the ultimate self-defeating move for a 21st-century power that relies on international interconnectedness.Trump’s TikTok ban isn’t ‘tough on China’—it’s actually quite the opposite|jakemeth|September 9, 2020|Fortune
It was the result of a chain of good decisions—wise, prudent, long-sighted, or, at the least, expedient choices.Why Does the USA Depend on Russian Rockets to Get Us Into Space?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So in Florida, backing Medicaid expansion may become the politically expedient thing for the Republican.States Edge Closer to Medicaid Expansion: Who’ll Go First?|Michael Tomasky|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Obama noted Thursday that both sides in the conflict blame the U.S., a popular and expedient political tactic in Egypt.How Obama Lost His Influence in Egypt|Josh Rogin|August 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And because “it is very tempting to a minister to employ such an expedient…the practice will…be abused, in every government.”Austerity’s Scottish Ghosts Haunt the Modern Economic Mind|Mark Blyth|May 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The egalitarian rule-follower is merely expedient, but the loyal person will go to the wall for you.Why Favoritism Is Virtuous: The Case Against Fairness|Stephen T. Asma|December 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I beseech your Majesty to be pleased to have executed immediately what is most expedient for the royal service in this matter.
But, after all, perhaps it might be easier and more expedient if he were to appear to accept the Seneschal's statement.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Probably his retreat would be cut off by some similar device, so the bolder expedient of an advance offered the better chance.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
He trusted that what might be done in this matter be most expedient for the service of the king our sovereign.
Yet all this was beside the main point, which was that the action of Congress, whether expedient or not, was illegal.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker