a sacred cow
something that is never criticized even if it sometimes deserves to be
The national park system is a sacred cow of the government and is never criticized by anyone.
Biggest things in the World
A Fully Loaded Oil Tanker
In 2008, Somali pirates stole a fully loaded oil tanker from an oil field in Ghana. The oil tanker contained 4.1 million barrels of oil worth $100 each. This has happened not once, not twice, butthreetimes in eighteen months, leading many to suspect that the Nigerian navy guarding the ships are in on the game. One tanker was recovered, but painted another color!