Ramboesque

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Ramboesque

(ˌræmbəʊˈɛsk)
adj
looking or behaving like, or characteristic of, Rambo, a fictional film character noted for his mindless brutality
[C20: after Rambo, First Blood II, released in Britain 1985]
ˈRamboˌism n
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The chauvinism that thrived in the cold war is being whipped up against immigrants; Ramboism is the new weapon against abortion and even the federal government itself.
1987 "The Perils of Economic Ramboism: The Next Recession Threatens Deflation and Depression." In The Imperiled Economy: Left Perspectives on Macroeconomics.
Along with the walking wounded is the righteous brutality, the Ramboism that the Vietnam War, both in our conduct and defeat, continues to reinforce.