Before, his actions had been closely aligned church policies, which were basically a CYA masquerading as piety.
But there is no integrity in this vote, just a lot of spin and CYA with an eye toward future campaigns.
Enough, enough, enough, I say, with the CYA—Cover Your A**—strategy in our Muslim communities.
You're only practicing "CYA management" by harping on the chances things won't work out.
"CYAn't do that more'n once," observed the outlaw, taking a long breath.
His name begun like yourn, Cass, but I CYAn't remembah the hull of it.
Why, Belle-Ann, yo' kin sho' promise me thes, CYAn't yo' now?
I CYAn't say as they air right comfortable, but ef they'll help me to git 'round agin, I reckon I can bar hit.
"I CYAn't promise thet, Lem—leastways not now," she answered slowly, without looking at him.
: writing long cover-your-ass memos
To provide or arrange for exculpation; devise excuses and alibis: Some call it ''risk management,'' others ''covering your ass''/ The FBI may have to let you be destroyed to cover its own ass/ CYA, you know, that old French expression that means making sure that when historians write about it all it won't be seen as happening on your shift