fence-sitter


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a person who won't take sides in a controversy

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Former President Kibaki was a fence-sitter, a man who had no idea he could die for.
To critics, the remarks were taken to mean Mr Musyoka, who has in the past been castigated as a "watermelon" (a political analogy for an indecisive fence-sitter), was advocating for abolition of presidential term limits, and were quick to accuse him of rooting for totalitarianism.During a TV interview, Mr Musyoka was at pains to explain that he never meant President Kenyatta should extend his stay in office.
This new product tries to win over that fence-sitter with a lower price point of $19.99, a carry handle and a design that allows for full air circulation, which keeps the waste dry and odor-free.
We then use the model to assess the extent to which differences in the proportion of the Fence-Sitter LVB across electorates predicts variation in voter turnout for the 2011 NZ election.
Not being a fence-sitter I'm going to stump for Real to do the business with both teams scoring at 10/3.
Push too hard and you're being invasive, but bypass the phone and studios miss a chance to convert a potential fence-sitter.
Little of this will be news to gung-ho gun guys, but this volume will make a great gift for that fence-sitter in the family.
For the fence-sitter who is not ready to admit to being a hipster, these will go great with your vintage denim.
Never a fence-sitter, Wilson has created a devil's advocate in theatrical form, pitting two best-friends against each other - one fervently proud to be British, the other a soon-to-be dad unconvinced this country will provide a future worthy of his unborn son.
On this issue, I'm quite proud to be a fence-sitter, with one foot on each side.
I'm no fence-sitter but Betfair were put in an extremely difficult position and knew they would face flak whichever way they reacted.
Quick to point out she's a "fence-sitter," she self-consciously admits to watching the show regularly, but then quickly admonishes a story line where gaydar is defined by being "all in the shoes and the fingernails." A stereotype, I know, but isn't this kind of obvious lesbian definition exactly what Pareles wants to see more of?
A recent article about the "persuadable" voters by the AP's Ron Fournier cites one fence-sitter: "As far as Kerry stepping up to a tricky foreign policy situation right now, I'm not sure he'd be quite ready."
I'm not a great fence-sitter but precisely who should be responsible for justice baffles me a bit.