1. kakistocracy: The free election won’t guarantee an end to the country’s kakistocracy since the candidates have no more integrity than the corrupt dictator currently in power.
Kakistocracy is a government by the worst people.
2. consigliere: After years of serving as consigliere to the CEOs of Silicon Valley’s top giants, Norman has decided to break out and head his own high tech enterprise.
A consigliere is a a counselor or adviser.
3. mugwump: Campaigning heated up in the swing states as the election approached, both sides making a last bid for the mugwump vote.
Mugwump has two meanings: a bolter from the Republican party in 1884 and a person who is independent in politics.
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