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Noun: political hack  pu'li-ti-kul hak
  1. A politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    - machine politician, ward-heeler [N. Amer], hack, heeler [N. Amer]

Derived forms: political hacks

Type of: pol [N. Amer], political leader, politician, politico, pollie [Austral], polly [Austral]

Encyclopedia: Political hack