N. 1. Jerk-off artist. 2. A shill, typically clueless. Possibly originated by The Poorman (see <a href="http://yglesias.typepad.com/matthew/2005/04/iwest_wingi_wei.html">Yglesi..., but popularized by Atrios in his continuing feature, "Wanker of the Day." Usage example: "Tom Friedman, The Moustache of Understanding, has had another one of his big ideas. What a Wanker."
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