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on the roof

on the roof  adj.— «“on the roof”: A character or bit that hasn’t been written out yet, but is on double secret probation before shoot day. I’m proud to say, this is my own little contribution to the lexicon, which I’ve learned has...

wheeling

wheeling  n.— «In fact, he is a beneficiary of a process that allows party leaders to amass hefty contributions and then transfer, or “wheel,” the funds directly to a candidate’s campaign account.…Campaign watchdogs and...

GUBU

GUBU  adj.— «Gubu happens to be my personal contribution to the political lexicon of the contemporary Republic.» —“Power that must be denied” by Conor Cruise O’Brien The Times (London, Eng.) May 30, 1989...

Schmelviser

Schmelviser  n.— «Thanks to Jonathan Goldstein and Max Wallace authors of the book, “Schmelvis,” a new word is now recognised on the Internet—Schmelvisers! Schmelvisers are those who concentrate on Elvis’s diet,personal life...

caging

caging  n.— «The contribution checks went to a Viguerie “caging function” here for processing. Peck protested, charging that Dornan’s campaign was “run out of Falls Church.” Recognizing that “Peck’s got a...