Vreeland was a self-admitted believer in “faction”—the synergy between fact and fantasy.
He bought a garage and he offered a refuge or sorts to a faction of the Juárez cartel that threw in its lot with El Chapo.
The only other global al Qaeda faction that I've seen moving in that direction is AQ central in AfPak.
The inability of this faction of the GOP to grasp the serious repercussions of their behavior is frightening.
faction,” Beck explained, is a “completely fictional” account that somehow still has a plot “rooted in fact.
Organic or social change have become the war-cry of faction, instead of change of dynasty.
Honor, I did not lift my hand against him; but I was in the quarrel with his faction.
Such an alliance always seemed monstrous only to the Republican faction that felt strong enough without it.
The people looked upon her as belonging to them more than she had done before, and faction was silenced by the general delight.
Still it was in the main only natural for him to regard himself as a Federalist of the Adams faction.
c.1500, from Middle French faction (14c.) and directly from Latin factionem (nominative factio) "political party, class of persons," literally "a making or doing," from past participle stem of facere "to do" (see factitious). In ancient Rome, "one of the companies of contractors for the chariot races in the circus."
A group formed to seek some goal within a political party or a government. The term suggests quarrelsome dissent from the course pursued by the party or government majority: “His administration is moderate, but it contains a faction of extremists.”