flack catcher

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Noun1.flack catcher - a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer
spokesperson, representative, interpreter, voice - an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
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Because it's obvious now that Iraq isn't going to establish the legacy he had in mind, Bush desperately needs Rumsfeld as a flack catcher. He's no more incompetent than the rest of the sycophants he surrounds himself with.