This requires caution until there is clarity, a posture more evident on the policy front than the political campaign.
Instead, the posture was--oppose, and stick him with the blame.
When we need a strong, cooperative tone to the relationship, our current posture is seen as uncaring.
c.1600, from French posture (16c.), from Italian postura "position, posture," from Latin positura "position, station," from postulus, past participle of ponere "put, place" (see position (n.)).
1620s, literal, from posture (n.). The figurative sense of "take up an artificial mental position" is attested from 1877. Related: Postured; posturing.
posture pos·ture (pŏs'chər)
A position of the body or of body parts.
A characteristic or prescribed way of bearing one's body; carriage.