leaderette

leaderette

(ˌliːdərˈɛt)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) a short editorial that is printed in the same type as a newspaper's leaders
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I'll have a leaderette on him to-morrow that will raise a blister.
And that her leaderette got publicly involved in trying to bail her out.
To this day Nationalist leaderette Nicola Sturgeon suffers nightmares about Jackson clearing off on a foreign holiday in the middle of the election campaign, yet still managing to beat her hands down at the polls.