(1) Critics dismissed him as a political crony with little emergency-services experience.(2) Being a crony of the president has never been grounds for disqualification.(3) It is this sheep-like loyalty that has turned many a hard-nosed businessman into a servile crony .(4) But as an ex-Clinton crony he would say that, wouldn't he?(5) What, they might not be able to get one of their crony buddies a job in the future?(6) I would not describe him as a political crony .(7) Labour and their cronies of do-gooders now believe that first and second time burglars should not be sent to jail.(8) They can do it at the voting booth every 4 years, but it's the same old cronies that run for office.(9) He wakes up late on Sunday morning and meets for brunch with a few of his cronies .(10) Some of these oligarchs developed especially close relations with Yeltsin and his cronies .(11) The Thai prime minister and his political cronies are multi-millionaires.(12) When I'm out with my grandfather and his cronies , they all seem to leer at me and behave like horny stags in rutting season.(13) All that's needed is the support of a few like-minded political cronies and hey presto!(14) With the stockmarkets slumping, New Labour's business cronies are not so keen to stump up donations.(15) Worse, he would lose all control of the network of corrupt businesses he has created to support his family and his cronies .(16) Black and his cronies had sold themselves company assets at knockdown prices.