Lunatic fringe

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Lunatic fringe is a term used to characterize members of a political or social movement as extremists with eccentric or fanatical views. The term was popularized by Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote in 1913 that, "Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe."[1]


Lunatic Fringe may also refer to:


  1. ^ Safire, William (2008). Safire's Political Dictionary. Oxford University Press. p. 405. ISBN 9780195343342.