no-win no-win

Definition(s):

  • (adj) certain to end in failure and disappointment

News

  • 145 Obama Campaign Staffers Call For Rejection Of Keystone XL Pipeline

    Former staffers on the Obama 2012 campaign have released an open letter Thursday encouraging President Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline and not “disappoint” the people who helped elect him, tightening the vise around the president as the no-win decision approaches. The pipeline has become a political touchstone for both parties, with Republicans pointing to it as an example of ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Swampland

Quotes

  1. "Emotionally, it was a tough fight," Holmes said. "I love the guy. He was 38 years old, and they were calling him an old man and washed up. So if I beat him, so what? I was in a no-win situation."
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: Larry Holmes Source: Prince George Citizen

  2. "He's in a no-win situation," said Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., an Obama backer. "If he stretches out his knowledge and expounds on all the things he knows, he runs the risk of being patronizing. If he is circumspect and is short-winded and...
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Claire McCaskill Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. "I think our team is in a no-win situation," Florida coach Billy Donovan said. "If we had won every game, the questions would have been do you think a loss is good for this team? Do you think you have won too many games? Can they handle...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Billy Donovan Source: Forbes

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