Example sentences for: stance

How can you use “stance” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Earlier on MTP , McCain reiterated his revised stance on the Confederate flag--that it is a symbol of both Southern heritage and racist oppression.

  • In a case of role reversal, the Democratic administration's law-and-order stance has been matched by the Republicans' rediscovery of civil liberties . Civil libertarians and the computer industry recruited pro-business Republicans and anti-government conservatives on Capitol Hill (as well as some liberal Democrats).

  • While doing his best to expose the men behind the curtain--Ertegun, Warhol, McLaren--Miller rarely falls into the pat stance of so many social-crit rock writers who, unable to trust their ears, rely upon unspoken formulations like Commercial = Sucks and judge all music accordingly.

  • The NYT starts off with Bush's profession of opposition to most abortions but then immediately cites his remark that in his presidency an anti-abortion stance would not be the principal consideration for appointment to the Supreme Court.

  • In its editorial advocating that the DOJ and FBI abandon their current policy against the use of computer encryption technology the feds are not at least indirectly privy to, the NYT explains President Clinton's failure to oppose this law enforcement stance thusly: "[S]ince Attorney General Janet Reno has protected Mr. Clinton from an independent counsel on campaign finance, the White House is said to be loath to oppose either her or Louis Freeh, the F.B.I.


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