yah-boo politics


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yah-boo politics

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(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.
"I think it could mean we see a General Election before next May because the Government won't want to call one just after people have received their pay packets following the tax rises in April." Other key speakers included John McGuigan, director of city development at Coventry City Council; Chris Elliott, chief executive of Warwick District Council; Paul Galland, of Warwickshire County Council and Brian Woods-Scawen, chairman of Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire Partnerships..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.