Weiner will pay out for focus groups and polls, trying to find the silver bullet that will put the past back in his pants.
“There is no silver bullet when it comes to this issue,” Panetta told reporters on Monday.
Privately, Democrats admit they also think the tax is a “silver bullet” going into the 2012 elections.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel went into the summit warning not to expect any “silver bullet.”
The truth is that intersex just might be the silver bullet in the culture wars about sex and gender.
Then he testified that he fired a silver bullet and wounded the defendant.
He thought of the comrades so dear to him, and he thought of the silver bullet in his rifle.
Keep the pearls for your son's heirloom; all I ask with Rayonette is the silver bullet.'
Penny looked at the silver bullet in the palm of the masked man's hand.
Meanwhile, instead of replacing the silver bullet in his cartridge belt, the Lone Ranger put it in his pocket.
"very effective, almost magical remedy," 1808. The belief in the magical power of silver weapons to conquer foes goes back at least to ancient Greece (e.g. Delphic Oracle's advice to Philip of Macedon).
Any period when people do silly things, esp when these are reported in the news media
[1861+; fr a term designating the months of August and September, when Parliament was not sitting and valid and useful news was scarce, and the newspapers resorted to reporting frivolities and trivialities]