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Walking a tightrope Pai's supporters said the chair's opposition to revoking licenses based on news content was already publicly known and that there could be pitfalls in responding to Trump directly.
The offense’s malaise meant Wood needed to traverse a tightrope.
Rose McGowan emerged as one of the more outspoken women involved in the Harvey Weinstein scandal after The New York Times published its bombshell report, but the actress and activist has also been walking a tightrope.
Salman Rushdie has deftly walked that tightrope for decades.
What this means is that McConnell is still walking a tightrope.
The two lay not far from author Wilkie Collins and French tightrope walker Charles Blondin, who famously cooked and ate an omelet over Niagara Falls.
Or the one to my left, of the Golden Horn, the Bosphorus estuary once crossed by a 15th-century tightrope walker, in honor of the circumcision of Sultan Ahmet III's son?
Such a move could thwart an independence bid that has put Spanish politics on a tightrope.
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