bird’s nest on the ground
 n.— «He deeply resented the suggestion that the White House was his for the taking—a bird’s nest on the ground, as they say in Texas. But with his family’s name and fundraising machine, and a shrewd strategist, Karl Rove, playing kingmaker, it practically was.» —“Bush’s early promise, his failures, and his legacy for his successor” by Paul West Baltimore Sun (Maryland) Jan/ 18, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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