Top Definition
A campaign minion who is selected to make a public inflammatory and controversial charge against the other candidate and then "resign" or be "forced out" after the cat is already out of the bag.
Geraldine Ferraro played suicide surrogate this week after characterizing Barack Obama as an affirmative action candidate.
#strawman #surrogate #political ploy #political tactic #political strategy
by doodahman March 13, 2008
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