[ spin-room, room ]
/ ˈspɪn ˌrum, ˌrʊm /
a designated area where politicians and their representatives meet with reporters and analysts following a debate, speech, or other political occasion.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Also called spin alley, spin row .
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Not as bad as a gaffe, from the spin-room point of view, but also not what they wanted to put out there.Michael Tomasky on Obama’s Gaffe and How His Campaign Lost Its Groove|Michael Tomasky|June 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST