fingerpointing fingerpointing  /ˈfɪŋ ɡər ˌpɔ ɪn tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the imputation of blame

News

  • Report: Lockerbie bomber release linked to arms deal

    A newly-revealed message has ignited a fresh round of fingerpointing in the United Kingdom over the release of the then-ailing Lockerbie bomber from a Scottish prison to Libya in 2009 on grounds of compassion.
    on July 29, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "There's been a lot of ducking and dodging and diving and weaving," said Rep. Ray LaHood, R-Ill. "There is a lot of fingerpointing that had gone on earlier in the week, but I do think people are behind the speaker now."
    on Oct 8, 2006 By: Ray LaHood Source: FOXNews

  2. "The ...... fingerpointing and back-and-forth is not helpful to anybody," Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius told The Associated Press after clashing with the White House this week.
    on May 11, 2007 By: Kathleen Sebelius Source: Forbes

  3. "We need as a state to come together, pull together and take a constructive approach but not foment hysteria and bickering and political fingerpointing," Pawlenty said. "It is a manageable problem."
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Tim Pawlenty Source: Dickinson Press

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