Word of the Day: Cesspool
Cesspool is a pit or cistern, built to collect the sewage or other sediments from a house. It is commonly used to describe any filthy or immoral place.
The problem is most Americans agree with Bolton that the U.N. is a cesspool of its own crapulence, stealing American tax dollars intended for global do-goodery while working against American interests. (LA Times)
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The establishment of the appropriate democratic structures would have proved to the world the PA’s capacity to govern and provide basic services to its people. Instead, Gaza continued to be a cesspool of terrorism, including reports of infiltration by al-Qaida, increased smuggling of weapons and the continuous launching of rockets into population centers in southern Israel. (Houston Chronicle)
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