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policy laundering

policy laundering
 n.— «It’s what people call policy laundering—”it’s a good idea, but we’ll never get it past the electorate, so let’s slip it through and then pass it on to the individual governments.”» —“The open-source techie who means business” by Ingrid Marson Builder AU (Australia) Feb. 2, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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