buffoonery


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Demands of integrity and accountability are often made loudly and aggressively online but come election day, buffoonery and mediocrity are rewarded generously with votes.
Indeed I have praised the tenacity of the Prime Minister and she provides a dignified contrast to the buffoonery of some of the prospective heirs to her job.
The Tory Party must be thankful to have Donald Trump in the White House, to distract from the succession of envoys we send across the globe to showcase British buffoonery.
'Kashmiris have not sacrificed thousands of lives for a so-called fragile, absurd and ridiculous autonomy under which a prime minster of time who luckily was Farooq Abdullah's own father was handcuffed by an ordinary police man and thrown into jail for 11 long years.' He asked former Farooq Abdullah to shun political buffoonery and assume some seriousness.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Foreign Ministry's official Spokeswoman said on Sunday that the searches at Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States were "an infernal buffoonery" that insulted the dignity of those ordered to conduct them in the first place.
It is time for us to block the Blue House buffoonery.
I am afraid Mr Johnson does not fool me, his total lack of veracity and sheer buffoonery will in the final analysis see him sink without trace.
THE SPOOKY MEN'S CHORALE Quirky folk, genial buffoonery and more than a few laughs are on the cards with the Aussie singers at Glasgow's Cottiers Theatre tonight.
No doubt, it'd be Ballers, a new show from HBO that features all the beach-side T-and-A of the former, and the buffoonery of the latter, in telling the zany tale of a constellation of former and current football players who are essentially bad boys with hearts of gold.
It is not the first time his mouth has run ahead of his brain -- and it is probably the surest reason why his blowhard buffoonery will be dismissed by all but the most right-wing of Republican supporters.
By the 15th century, the practice arose of inserting unscripted buffoonery into performances of religious plays.
The New Statesman Spitting Image's latex Tory buffoonery made flesh, this broad but scathing political satire gave Rik Mayall his greatest scenerychewing role as the scheming Conservative MP Alan B'stard.
The mix of raucous buffoonery and violent mayhem isn't exactly seamless, and the laugh-out-loud moments come with conspicuously less frequency during a third act that suggests a rough draft for "Bad Boys 3." Still, "Let's Be Cops" should generate solid late-summer box office, if only because of trailers and TV spots that smartly exploit the sporadically hilarious funny business in helmer Luke Greenfield's farce about underachievers who boost their self-esteem by pretending to be LAPD patrolmen.
But any chronicle of her public buffoonery would far exceed my word limit.
Balctheerzak then examines the "whitefacing" of the nebbish Eddie Cantor, Jack Benny's mastery of the moderate and meditative voice in a world gone mad, Laurel and Hardy and heterosexual brotherhood, military disservice on the parts of a number of stars, and the almost universal commitment to going beyond buffoonery to make the point.