A president who manages to remain popular and continues to get elected, despite scandal surrounding the administration or general dissatisfaction with government in general. Examples include Reagan
, and Bush II
Iran-contra? It slides right off the Teflon president.
Monica Lewinsky? Impeachment, maybe, but the polls don't look too bad for this Teflon president.
Plamegate? Wire-tapping? Maybe your average Joe would be affected, but this is a Teflon president.