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'''Cronyism''' is a form of [[politics|political]] patronage whereby close [[friend]]s (or cronies) of those in [[power]] are given favors, such as appointments to office or awarding of [[contract]]s without regard for their qualifications or merit.  In this respect, cronyism is similar to [[affirmative action]].
 
'''Cronyism''' is a form of [[politics|political]] patronage whereby close [[friend]]s (or cronies) of those in [[power]] are given favors, such as appointments to office or awarding of [[contract]]s without regard for their qualifications or merit.  In this respect, cronyism is similar to [[affirmative action]].
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It is a [[liberal]] trait.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:41, 21 August 2012

Cronyism is a form of political patronage whereby close friends (or cronies) of those in power are given favors, such as appointments to office or awarding of contracts without regard for their qualifications or merit. In this respect, cronyism is similar to affirmative action.

It is a liberal trait.