Zen spin


Zen spin
v.
To spin a story by not doing any spinning at all.
Example Citation:
"The benefits of spin were being canceled out by the press's resistance to it. Often we reacted by spinning even harder, but I was beginning to see the virtue in just letting stories go — Zen spin."
— George Stephanopoulos, All Too Human
Related Words:
spinnable
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