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According to Stone biographer Myra MacPherson, journalists tend to run in packs of prepackaged bloviators pickled in their own self-importance and content with picking off low hanging fruit.
The current list of GOP wannabes includes bloviators, bullies, Bible beaters, another Bush, assorted tea party panderers and Super PAC-supported trickle-down enthusiasts.
It puts out all sorts of reasons for the bloviators to blurt.
• To pre-empt the abusive, intrusive and coercive behavior of bloviators, belly-achers, the media, activists and critics.
The selfsame collegiate bloviators who at the time denied that the Cold War even existed are now falling over each other to hold conferences on the subject.
Soon the usual evangelical groups were snarling, and the bloviators on Fox News were turning a kids' lawn party into a national news story.
The hired help at the White House Correspondents' Dinner (Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central's brazen satirist) stunned the audience by sending up the sycophantic TV bloviators who regularly flatter President Bush and his administration.
The 384-hour gabfest wrapped up with a "fili-bus-tour" to Washington, D.C., where guest bloviators Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Jon Corzine (D-N.J.) joined in.
The airwaves quickly filled with blathering bloviators, who called this an attack on "the American way of life," on the very idea of the United States and its culture.
All in all, I think Klein's original post was sloppy at best and likely pretty intemperate; and while his follow-up is helpful, language like "Israel First/Likudnik bloviators," specifically in reference to people who aren't actually Israeli or actually members or primary supporters of Israel's Likud Party, makes me uncomfortable, conjuring as it does charges of dual loyalty that Jews really shouldn't have to hear anymore.
They systematically misrepresent evidence, vigorously promote the few contrarians, engage in personal attacks on scientists, and count on right-wing bloviators to mislead their audiences.
I enjoy these radio bloviators (and their TV equivalents) and hope they can survive the coming assault from Left triumphalists.
Other liberal bloggers and bloviators picked up the mantra:
Heavy-handed though it is, the switch to satire does bear out Nottage's cutting point that these pompous bloviators (and feel free to name them) are locked into their own narrowly self-defined roles and playing the same old game.