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flack

f lak

  • n  a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer
  • n  intense adverse criticism
  • n  artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

  • Now that the book has become quite popular, explained an NPS flack to a Baptist news agency, we dont want to remove it.
  • She met with lawyers, with family, with her flack.
  • Party officials in Idaho and Nebraska credit the communications directors they hired with Dean's funds--neither state had a full-time party flack--with helping coordinate their .
News & Articles

  • Korean baseball player calls African-American pitcher too black
    At best, South Korean first baseman Kim Tae Kyun is just dumb. At worst, he's flat-out racist. The Hanwa Eagles slugger is drawing heavy flack for some cringe-inducing comments about fellow Korea Baseball Organization player Shane Youman, an American pitcher who starts for the Lotte Giants. Oh, and one more thing about Youman: he's black. That, according to Kim, makes him especially difficult to ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Mercury
  • This Day in Black History: June 12, 1971
    Roberta Flack's "You've Got a Friend" hit the charts.
    June 12, 2013 - BET.com
  • This Day in Black History: June 12, 1971
    Roberta Flack's "You've Got a Friend" hit the charts.
    June 12, 2013 - BET.com
Quotes

  • Jimmy Rollins in MLB.com
    And if there ever was a reflection of that it's the fact that Senator McCain required a flack jacket, 10 armored Humvees, two Apache attack helicopters, and 100 soldiers with rifles by his side to stroll through a market in Baghdad just a few weeks... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA Bizjournals.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/stories/2007/05/21/daily42.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEUZI5H9fSRcuVjVt6ZkUqk6oOh1Q May 25, 2007 37880 49089 flack It can be, yeah," Rollins said. "There are times, like, it's one of those cities ...... I might catch some flack for saying this, but, you know, they're front-runners. When you're doing good, they're on your side. When you're doing bad,...
  • Scott Fujita in USA Today
    How about Reggie Bush today? That was unbelievable,Saints linebacker Scott Fujita said. "You hear about all the (flack) he's taken from people for not being able to run downhill ...... but that guy competes more than many people I've ever...

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