Before the end of the Cold War, comparing Democrats to communists was considered bad form even for committed conservatives.
When the ALP was taken over by the communists, it broke away and helped form the Liberal Party.
At a town hall meeting on Tuesday, freshman Rep. Allen West claimed that up to 80 House Democrats are communists.
Were we afraid to name German Nazis or Soviet communists as the enemy?
However, when the communists regained control, Mindszenty sought asylum at the U.S. embassy in Budapest.
In fact, I never heard George praising the communists' doctrine even, you know, talking about it in several ways.
Our army officers, who are no Socialists or communists, have a similar method.
Before 1944, however, the communists were still not widely popular.
Again, were they of Versailles or the communists the better men?
In this sense, the theory of the communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.
1841, as both a noun and adjective, from French communiste (see communism). First attested in writing by John Goodwin Barmby (1820-1881), British Owenite and utopian socialist who founded the London Communist Propaganda Society in 1841. Main modern sense emerged after publication of Communist Manifesto ("Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei") in 1848. Shortened form Commie attested from 1940. Related: Communistic.
A supporter of communism.