It was ham-handed and poorly done, and it all could have been averted.
But they are chortling about how ham-handed Burson's PR guys were.
It was a new voice, and in contrast to the ham-handed posturing of “Officer Hernandez,” the threat was direct and more aggressive.
Rather, they expressed surprise at how ham-handed Burson has been.
Crude and clumsy; lacking in finesse: his hamfisted approach to a delicate matter ( first form 1918+, second 1928+)