yah-boo politics


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yah-boo politics

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) adversarial politics in which politicians constantly deride their opponents and dismiss everything suggested by them
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We do not want to import yah-boo politics from Westminster to the Assembly but newly elected AM Steffan Lewis is right to say that the "chamber often resembles more of an open-plan office area rather than the seat of our national democracy".
WITH the local elections nearly upon us, please do not give us that yah-boo politics about which party could best save the Green Belt.
It sure beats the hell out of the yah-boo politics that we have sadly become so used to.
May I also point out that the Planning Inspectorate, as with the previous Labour government, sits independently of government, to avoid the sort of yah-boo politics we have just seen displayed by people with a political motive.
But is it really changing anything when it's just another method of indulging in the yah-boo politics of Westminster which turns so many people off?
Clearly, the perfect week for another bout of navel-gazing and yah-boo politics from our elected representatives.
Not for her the yah-boo politics that has so turned off the electorate.
He added: "The yah-boo politics of the parties over public spending is nothing short of pathetic.
It was hoped that the new electoral system would allow devolution to avoid the yah-boo politics of Westminster, It was thought that MSPs would rise above narrow party politics and cross-party cooperation would be the norm.
Most members of the public find yah-boo politics very off-putting and I hope I am not going to be the subject of a smear campaign.
An era where the childish yah-boo politics is ended.
After so many years of oppositional, yah-boo politics, it's great that two of the three parties are finally obliged to wrestle their way to consensus.