baby-kisser

baby-kisser

n. a politician. There were lots of promises at the town square today when four local baby-kissers tried to rally interest in the upcoming election.
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Instead, we have former baby-kisser Mawhinney, who seems more inclined to set up back-patting surveys and boozy award evenings than safeguarding clubs.
This has to be seized or it will drown, both disappointing the British people and condemning them to yet another generation of baby-kissers and acrobats.
Let us conjecture, say, that New Labour had never been born, that men and women who spoke from their hearts hadn't been sidelined or swayed and deceived from their beliefs either by New Labour's cooings or their own traditions, that 'slide-rule' politics and a new generation of baby-kissers had never come to being, that Labour had held on to and developed its historical principles in fighting the '97 election, but shedding its old constituency about class.