v.— «In public service culture, parachuting can involve a public servant of a political persuasion joining a ministerial staff at a higher level with greater income than would have been possible had he or she remained within their career department. After a time, they are able to parachute back into their friendly department at that new level.» —“Jobs for the boys” The Bulletin (Molendinar, Queensland, Australia) Nov. 14, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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