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More often than not, turncoat spies are successfully recruited as one-offs, through serendipity and dumb luck.The CIA Tried Hard to Recruit Spies Among the Al Qaeda Prisoners at Gitmo|Daniel Klaidman|November 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The notes variously called him a turncoat, a RINO, a traitor, or worse.Marco Rubio Spurned by Original Tea Party Supporters Over Immigration|Patricia Murphy|July 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But for many Republicans today, this quality makes him something of a turncoat.Chuck Hagel’s Career Shows He’s Not Afraid to Change His Mind|Eli Lake|January 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet another Republican turncoat, Powell obviously endorsed Obama twice.Six Nominees to Succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State|Michael Tomasky|November 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The reader now knows that the pity thus bestowed upon that pitiful fox-hunting turncoat was utterly thrown away.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Mr. Scott is an honest man, and naturally thinks me a hypocrite and turncoat as well as a fool.Arrows of the Chace, v. 2|John Ruskin
He had no desire to be addressed by his name before this precarious mob already mad with rage at a turncoat.The City of Delight|Elizabeth Miller
Why, 'tis the man who allowed the rebels to seize Southsea Castle, the same who was hand in glove with the turncoat, Goring.The Young Cavalier|Percy F. Westerman
He realized the weight of misery this pathetic turncoat might expect thereafter at the hands of Britt and his crew of “Busters.”King Spruce, A Novel|Holman Day