(1) The latter expedient , common in North America, was much less so in England.(2) He acknowledged implicitly that there can be a difference between what is right and what is convenient, or politically expedient , or electorally popular.(3) We are dealing with secular humanists, and while we are on earth, what is expedient , and convenient, will pass for truth and morality.(4) This is a very warped, although certainly expedient ├ö├ç├┐analysis.├ö├ç├û(5) Although they offer a convenient and expedient method of obtaining a handful of cash, there is a significant downside to the business.(6) There is no doubt that negotiations on this problem are possible and expedient since they would go a long way to close the gaps in the existing agreements on the limitation of strategic weapons.(7) But the ultimate decision as to whether it is possible and expedient to hold the elections at any given point of time must rest with the Election Commission.(8) Although this is often the most expedient method of solving the problem, it has significant implications in terms of service, operation, and the quality of water delivered to the tap.(9) For example, a two-echelon formation is the most typical and possibly the most expedient one in a given situation.(10) They all go together, no matter how convenient or expedient it is to try to separate them.(11) It is expedient to resume the practice, which existed in the not so distant past, of exchanging military specialists, scientific collectives, and major experts in the naval sphere.(12) I do not expect a reasonable or even expedient response to this question.(13) With a state election only weeks away, it was expedient to hijack an existing party rather than set up their own structures.(14) It could amount to point-scoring of the shallowest kind to seize upon any philosopher's distrait comments in order to exploit what then becomes a rather too expedient relevance to a question in hand.(15) Judges throughout the federal judiciary rely on the assistance of law clerks to ensure the smooth and expedient administration of justice.(16) Of course, in the world of broadcasting what is possible is often undone by what is profitable - or politically expedient .