There has been radicalization on the left, as well: Pasok has jettisoned voters to a hodgepodge of communist parties.
And the valley hosts a hodgepodge of homegrown Syrian-American groups—some with close ties to the government in Damascus.
The New Deal, of course, was a hodgepodge of programs and as such, some of them failed and were damaging to the economy.
also hodge podge, hodge-podge, early 15c., hogpoch, alteration of hotchpotch (late 14c.) "a kind of stew," especially "one made with goose, herbs, spices, wine, and other ingredients," earlier an Anglo-French legal term (late 13c.) meaning "collection of property in a common 'pot' before dividing it equally," from Old French hochepot "stew, soup," first element from hocher "to shake," from a Germanic source (cf. Middle High German hotzen "shake").