(used with a singular or plural verb) something that distorts or blurs facts, figures, etc., like a magic or conjuring trick; artful deception.
smoke and mirrors
irrelevant or misleading information serving to obscure the truth of a situation
noun 1. an enlarged area between the throat of a fireplace and the chimney flue.
noun 1. a person who fights forest fires, especially one with lightweight equipment.
noun 1. an electronic fire alarm that is activated by the presence of smoke.
noun 1. the smoke chamber covering of a prefabricated metal fireplace unit.