DS

1. What does DS stand for?

Dear son

A loving way to refer to a daughter; used on social media sites and online parenting forums; see also DD.

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"I'm so proud of how my DS did in school this year!"

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Last Updated: August 1, 2013

2. What does DS stand for?

Deep state

DS is an acronym that stands for "Deep state," which is a hidden government that functions separately from the elected government to further its own agenda. It is a common belief among conspiracy theorists in the United States that there is an organized deep state movement affecting the direction of the country.

The deep state is primarily believed to be one or more hidden groups that have a lot of influence in the upper echelon of the country's finance and industry sectors. The belief of a deep state existence is typically pushed by politicians and other members of the same party who are unable to accomplish their goals. For example, a large number of Republicans believed there was a deep state effort led by Barack Obama to derail Trump's efforts during his Presidency. Some conspiracy theorists also believe that the DS is responsible for various attacks on U.S. soil, including the Oklahoma City bombing, 9/11, and the Sandy Hook massacre.

The acronym is typically used by political enthusiasts online, most often on social media, when referring to the nefarious goals of the deep state. DS is also utilized by political columnists in print and digital publications.

Example

"The reason Trump can't get his law passed is because of the liberal DS!"
"Or perhaps there could also be a large number of people that understand his proposal is stupid."
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Conspiracy tweet about the DS

Can't be too careful about protection against the deep state

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Last Updated: November 27, 2019

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