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  • (This term) "originated in the military, and it refers to a group of experts who gather around to ask hard questions to someone about to speak in public, e.g. during a public hearing."

    - New Organizing Institute.

    July 1, 2014

  • So, apparently not one of ruzuzu's Friday night parlour games.

    July 1, 2014

  • Uh, it is now. See ruzuzus-friday-night-parlour-games.

    July 2, 2014

  • Oh goody!
    *puts tweed jacket on*

    July 3, 2014

  • One associate referred to Comey’s preparation as a kind of “murder board” — a phrase used to describe a committee of questioners that hurls tough questions at someone as practice for a difficult oral examination.
    Devlin Barrett et al., Comey prepared extensively for his conversations with Trump, Wash. Post, May 18, 2017

    May 19, 2017

  • Before her briefing debut, Ms. McEnany spent days preparing, participating in murder board sessions with other members of the press and communications staff, and receiving briefings from economic experts and doctors, officials said.

    Annie Karni, 

    ‘I Will Never Lie to You,’ McEnany Says in First White House Briefing

    , N.Y. Times (May 2, 2020)

    May 2, 2020