Republicans have long seen themselves as synonymous with America, and everyone else as deviant and marginal.
The report made reference to “the deviant group,” the preferred euphemism that state-run media there uses for al Qaeda.
The "deviant trend" is a title used by those who oppose Ahmadinejad to describe certain people close to him, including Mashaei.
c.1400, from Late Latin deviantem (nominative devians), present participle of deviare "turn aside," from Latin phrase de via, from de "off" (see de-) + via "way" (see via). The noun meaning "one that deviates" is from late 15c.; in the sexual sense, from 1952; also deviate (n.), recorded since 1912.
deviant de·vi·ant (dē'vē-ənt)
Differing from a norm or from the accepted standards of a society. n.
One that differs from a norm, especially a person whose behavior and attitudes differ from accepted social standards.