More recently, Chancellor Gordon Brown was off to America to deliver words of wisdom about the euro to Mr Murdoch's gofers
A club source said the gofers
made sure stars' lives ran smoothly off the pitch.
No, no, don't help me, I don't need assistants or gofers
There were gofers
for lugging the gear, people flown out specially to comb the stars' hair, others to make tea as well as a small army of publicists.
THE new chairman of the BBC, Gavyn Davies, is not so much a Tony crony as the husband of one of Gordon's gofers
For starters, sex is an understood accommodation between anyone with the slightest smidgen of clout and the 20-something gofers
hurtling up and down the Croisette, their arms bursting with party invites, hoping that they will be included.
I flirted with the cameraman, I flirted with the soundman, I flirted with the gofers