He need spend no time dialing for dollars with all the sleaze and risk involved.
Clinton knew he had to fight fire with fire, or sleaze with sleaze, that was more deft, more cunning.
But in the course of the campaign, Olmert the idealist would not be able to free himself from Olmert the sleaze.
This tsunami of sleaze is being propelled by unprecedented advertising buys.
For most voters, internal party cohesion hardly seemed to be the most pressing issue amid a slew of sleaze allegations.
Yet for a vivid decade or so, sleaze was, somewhat paradoxically, a force for literacy and empowerment.
When it was last in power in the 1990s, under Sir John Major, it was tainted by sleaze.
: the sleaze factor
[a back formation from sleazy; sleaze, ''a sleazy quality or appearance,'' is found by 1954]