Or maybe Alibaba is doing what other companies are doing in China: gagging itself and its customers to appease the apparatchiks.
For GOP talkers and apparatchiks, Franken's resume is almost too good to be true.
The fact that she knew so little about Nixon and his apparatchiks is what makes this documentary so special.
As he gets his feet wet at City Hall, he's likely to rely on Daley apparatchiks and influential donors for guidance.
An aide, staff member, etc, esp of a ureaucrati sort; flunky; running dog: the politicians and their technocratic apparatchiki on both sides
[fr Russian, ''member of the Communist party, or apparat'']