Today, it refers to brainwashed liberals and leftists the world over (usually college students that aren't necessarily idiots, but just misinformed, naive, and ignorant of facts due to being indoctrinated with liberal/socialist propaganda through their public education) who believe that George W. Bush has committed more crimes against humanity than leftist darlings like Saddam Hussain, Yasser Arafat, and Osama Bin Laden, and still defend Communism, the cause of over 100 million deaths to this day.
See also, idiotarian
Useful idiots need to be shown the facts, mainly that the United States and Israel are the greatest defenders of freedom and justice in the world. Until then, rational people can have fun laughing at their ignorance.
It's a term the refers to brainwashed American marxists who blindly support any ideology that gets themselves out of real work and causes others to pay their way.
it also refers to useful idiots who post inaccurate definitions of the term useful idiot on sites like the urban dictionary. while they believe that they are making some sort of statement, they are actually providing perfect examples of the term.
You can usually find them swarming the internet, participating in riots to promote tolerance, attempting to think up questions for themselves to answer, or sitting in Starbucks with their friends discussing the failings of capitalism over a light frappuccino.
Useful idiots are a conglomeration of trendies, brainwashed Marxists, ex-hippies (now college professors), "quirky" wannabe-intellectuals, migrant street thugs, girlish B.A. students/uni-drones, and Michael Moore.
Her memories of the trip are clear and unforgiving:
“I was taken around and shown things as a 'useful idiot'... that's what my role was. I can't understand why I was so gullible.”
--From the BBC, of all places.
Person 1: America needs socialized medicine because thousands of people can't get healthcare, and socialized medicine will solve that issue!
Person 2: No it won't, the hospitals will just become so filled that LESS people will get help, and more people will die from curable diseases! Countries like Cuba and the U.K. have already proved this!
Person 1: No, it works! You're just a hatemonger of the poor! It works in other countries and it will work here!
Person 2: Ugh! What's the use of arguing this? You're just another useful idiot.
Human: Go back to FreeRepublic, DrudgeTard
Drudgetard: You're another Useful idiot, lib.