Hoyt Purvis: Political winds shift

Hurricane changes outlook on governance

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Blowback is a term applied to an unforeseen and unwanted effect, result or set of repercussions. Normally, we associate it with actions or policies in international affairs; for example, supplying arms to a group or faction only to have those weapons later turned against the supplier.

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