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    A sentence in Pelican Brief

    I am reading a novel, Pelican Brief, written by John Grisham, Wouldl you read the following and let me know what the underlined sentences mean?
    "What's the downside?" the President finally asked.
    "Our friend could be involved. You asked Voyles to back off our friend. Our friend could be exposed by the press. Voyels covers his tail and says you told him to chase other suspects and ignore our friend. The Post goes berserk with another cover-up smear. And we can forget reelection."
    "Anything else?"
    Coal thought for a second "Yeah, this is all completely off the wall. The brief is fantasy. Grantham will find nothing, and I'm late for a staff meeting." he walked to the door. "I've got a squash game for lunch. Be back at one."
    Thank you very much for your help!

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    Re: A sentence in Pelican Brief

    It means, unconventional, bizzare.

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