In the damage-control business, fuzzy concepts like these have very little operational utility.
The blogger balked at the offer, posted the email offers online, and the rest, shall we say, is damage-control history.
Gharib writes as if he sees himself as part of some larger Hagel damage-control team.
Cain denies all the claims and now has a lawyer and damage-control team.
DOJ officials, realizing the issue could turn into a press feeding frenzy, went into damage-control mode.
damage-control parties reported themselves on post, in suits, with equipment ready.