These comments provide a glimpse into the thinking of a layer of extremely wealthy Hollywood liberals or erstwhile liberals, whose commitment to democratic rights is increasingly tenuous .
But the central idea - that of the unexciting English town staking its tenuous claim to historical distinction - is an intriguing one.
Yes I know the links to Enron are tenuous at best, but since when has that stopped various newspapers.
W.B. Yeats connection with the house is tenuous indeed and hangs by the slender thread of his infatuation with Con and Eva.
As the debate has gone on, the arguments have got thinner and thinner and more tenuous from the Opposition.
‘But there is a link - however tenuous - between the clubs and the hooligans, whether the clubs like it or not,’ he said.
But the fact that his confirmation was put on thin ice by such tenuous allegations concerns many activists.
It would seem to be towards the edge of the power, if at all, and if it were within it, the particular thing might be regarded as insubstantial, tenuous or distant.
Astronomical observations suggest that the Sun is presently moving through a warm, tenuous interstellar cloud made of dust and gas, one of several that make up our local galactic neighbourhood.
If I can just figure out some tenuous contextual link…