She is not a white knight arriving to rescue a failing company.
Not since that 1985 Mikhail Baryshnikov cinematic embarrassment has the term “white knight” so polluted the public discourse.
Gbowee said she spent more than a decade simply trying to survive and “waiting for a white knight.”
: I told them they were the white-hatguysnoun phrase
A law-abiding, morally upright, and heroic person, as distinct from the villainous black hat
[1970s+; fr the conventional dress of heroes in cowboy movies]