However exactly the timeline unfolded, the fracas is emblematic of the White House's lack of political savvy.
Jonathan Franzen is in a fracas over his comments deploring our literary culture, Amazon, and social media.
The fracas began when one author boasted to the fashion blog Racked about Isabella's family members attending her book party.
Hart then segued into the Kristen Stewart fracas, joining Jodie Foster in the “get over it, people” camp.
Bennett is part of the rightwing bloc, which is not, as a whole, weakened by the fracas.
After this fracas was over we began to look about us to see whether any of us showed marks of the strife.
I fell asleep and dreamed that I was in the fracas at the end of the mole.
Asleep in his room, he had neither seen the fracas nor heard the playing.
As a matter of fact, there was the finest sort of a fracas afoot.
It was of the height of the fracas, and the bad Indians were regularly lined up for battle.
1727, from French fracas (15c.), from Italian fracasso "uproar, crash," back-formation from fracassare "to smash, crash, break in pieces," from fra-, a shortening of Latin infra "below" + Italian cassare "to break," from Latin quassare "to shake" (see quash).