Origin of wing nut
Examples from the Web for wingnut
His views might be extreme, but he did not come off as a wingnut while presenting them.
Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) is a grifter and a wingnut, but is he possibly a felon too?Ethics Office Sees Evidence Republican Congressman Broke the Law|Ben Jacobs|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This idea is really the spawn of Mark Levin, the wingnut radio host, who has (of course) written a book about it.
Well, we learned something new about what's going on in wingnut land.
Floridians will die so that he can be first in the wingnut line.The Resistance Begins: Rick Scott Announces Florida Won't Take Medicaid Money|Michael Tomasky|July 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It has no latch and the throttle lever is held in any desired setting by the wingnut and quadrant shown in figure 18.The 'Pioneer': Light Passenger Locomotive of 1851|John H. White