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windbag

the bag in a set of bagpipes, which provides a continuous flow of air to the pipes
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This online windbaggery will not help us much in gauging whether our governance of schools is going forward, as promised.
On the other hand, his windbaggery may weigh down an already loquacious ticket.
And so he remorselessly records Pat Robertson relaying in 2004 that God told him that Bush would be reelected "in a blowout" and in 2005 that God told him that Bush would get Social Security and tax reform passed; almost sadistically captures Joe Biden's hurricane-force windbaggery at the John Roberts hearings; joyfully captures Jack Abramoff swearing that his new kosher deli was going to serve pork products that had received the religious okay; and mercilessly records the "folkloric narrative" (that is to say, "stories") about 9/11, Iraq, and weapons of mass destruction that Dick Cheney created over a series of appearances on Meet the Press.
They enjoy exorbitant salaries, outrageous expense accounts, subsidised meals and at the end of a career of windbaggery they can look forward to an unequalled, excessive pension which they voted for themselves.
Never in the field of human windbaggery was so much hot air delivered to so few.