n. People who mindlessly agree on an issue or idea because it fits in with their ideology or because they are followers of the person who put forth the idea in the first place.
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But she admits that out in her car, she tunes in Rush Limbaugh. "I always listen to Rush. Because I want to hear what he has to say. I want to hear exactly what he is saying. And I want to hear the tenor of his callers."

Rehm says this in a way that suggests she is not one of Limbaugh's dittoheads.
—Alice Steinbach, “The Woman Behind The Voice,” The Sun, March 16, 1997
As a country, we should be able to debate the merits and future of our immigration policy. Anyone who denies the validity of it as a policy concern is either unable to recognize the fundamental right of a country to control the flow of people across its borders, or does not subscribe to the laws of arithmetic. Unfortunately, touching this issue at all is toxic, since many assume you are some sort of dittohead for regarding it as a valid policy concern.
—Roger Fisk, “Rational arguments pushed aside as extremists taint truth,” The Boston Herald, January 14, 1996
1989 (earliest)
Many Limbaugh fans — or "dittoheads," as he calls them — are willing to dish out fistfuls of cash for Limbaugh T-shirts, satin jackets, "dittohead" mugs and "Rush to Excellence" videocassettes.
—Claudia Puig, “Liberals are given the business in Irvine, but Limbaugh gets money,” Los Angeles Times, November 25, 1989
This term was originally used to describe Rush Limbaugh fans.
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