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a very boastful and talkative person

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Given our successes (see our reporting on some of those topics in this issue), and the fact that blowhard rhetoric is news primarily because of its sheer disconnected outrageousness, it's plain to me that setbacks, though real and in need of guarding against, are just temporary.
Someone not straitjacketed by a lifetime of public service, like, off the top of my head, a blowhard newspaper columnist, might put it like this: "The courts would like to bang them up, and you and me would like to see them banged up, but we can't bang them up because the prisons are full and so we have to try and rehabilitate people who don't want to be rehabilitated, they just want to carry on nicking.
Schulman describes Marge as a hapless, "Woody Allen" version of herself; and a radio interview with the indie filmmaker Haynes--voiced by Haynes himself, the good sport--makes him sound like an opportunistic blowhard.
Blowhard from NAGCOM, but since he funds half of your budget, you'd better practice your happy dance (or at least project an enthused voice) when he calls.
Making us pull for a sanctimonious statist blowhard like Kerry isn't the worst thing Bush has done to the country.
What is funnier than watching blowhard politicians successfully caricature themselves?
The book's major weakness is the inconsistency--some might call it hypocrisy--of Coulter's decrying the "denigration" that is the "hallmark" of "liberal argument," while irresponsibly calling revered newsman Walter Cronkite a "pious left-wing blowhard," labeling former New Jersey Governor and current Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Christie Todd Whitman a "dimwit" and alleging that feminist icon Gloria Steinem is "a deeply ridiculous figure.
Yet, perhaps (being a card-carrying political scientist) you took the next step and wondered whether the local benefits of this center and all the others similarly named might impose a general cost on the nation, since the judgments of Senator Blowhard and his colleagues appear to have been substituted for those of experts who surely know their way around a keyboard better than their elected representatives.
Listen, you big, pompous blowhard," we've all yelled into the face of some authority figure at least once in our dreams as we jabbed a rigid index finger into the offender's chest, "you're absolutely, completely and totally wrong.
In the same way, party regulars have either dismissed North as a wacky blowhard in the old category of right-wing nut, or they have romanticized him as a superman with unnatural powers to leap tall buildings and win votes.
If we need an alarmist blowhard, we'll call" Harry Potter creator JK Rowling, above, takes a swipe at the US President "Donald Trump's state visit should not go ahead.
It feels like there have already been plenty of these election special shows, whether it was chaos, or Jeremy Paxman laying into Jeremy Corbyn like that drunk fella in the pub who doesn't ever let you get in a word in and calling Theresa May a blowhard.
That was after JM had the utter audacity to exercise his First Amendment right to write and publish an article that opined, 'Trump has shown himself to be a crude blowhard with no clear political philosophy and no deeper understanding of the important and serious role of president of the United States than one of the goons he lets rough up protesters in his crowds.
It would be easy to dismiss this nonsense as the ill-informed ramblings of an out-of-touch metropolitan blowhard .
Only seven weeks are left for one of television's most original comic characters: the blowhard conservative commentator created by Stephen Colbert.