To say that the U.S.-Israel relationship rests on "shared values and shared interests" is the stuff of political pablum
. Presidents and politicians of both parties and countries have used this phrase so frequently that is has become an almost comic cliche.
That may have sounded good in the office of a campaign's headquarters, but there was nothing specific in this buzzword-laden pablum
. Multiculturalism does not help anyone pay their mortgage or find a job.
For example, Maclean's magazine told Canadians they were right to be angry about the Panama Papers, and should "continue to watch politicians." The Canadian Press wire service published similar pablum
An attractive and appealing cast helps this formulaic pablum
go down easy, but the genial tone buffs the edge out of every element: The bro-bonding is jocular but never raunchy, the sex scenes never outpace their slow-jam R&B accompaniment, and the hero is never so much of a cad that he can't win everyone back with an ingratiating smile.
as to why money's squandered on sweet deals for developers ("Tax incentives aren't giveaways") made some sense until I saw a picture of The Hub as evidence of what a good deal is for Eugene taxpayers.
(7.) AA Bronson, "Pablum
for the Pablum
Eaters," in Video by Artists, ed.
Meanwhile, the Navajo public is fed pablum
. The lead architect for Confluence Partners, a man named Mike Lee, sat with a wad of gum in his mouth before the Navajo Council last June.
And when responding to that statement, instead of camouflaging the response with more buzzword pablum
, we should provide a clear, concise response that communicates we are flexible and will work with you.
Anecdotal evidence that creative people want to experience their learning with real participation rather than passive exposure to "thought-leader" pablum
. But how easy is it to unconference the conference format and turn conference goers into conference doers?
The meeting also dealt with destructive pablum
spewed forth by extremist groups in the region coaxing the youth to adopt extremist and hateful ideas that in effect and unwittingly mar the true picture of Islam, said the minister, urging that GCC information ministries counter the hateful speech of these extremist and odious groups by taking up a unified speech that appeal to the mind and soul of the youth.
Despite its purported "gentleness" the thesis is deeply subversive; at no point does the author give in to easy pablum
of many religious professions.
"Some manufacturers send pablum
[recall notices], so people don't really think they're that important," says Joan Claybrook, a veteran auto safety advocate who headed NHTSA from 1977 to 1981.