Even now, Putin could help by coordinating his actions with the West, but he seems entranced by the lure of making a grandstand play
past president of the ASPS, called the proposal "a grandstand play
by the state comptroller, who's politically motivated.
I think that counsel has made a grandstand play
here," Magner said.
The disclosure will come as a major embarrassment to Gerry Adams, who made a grandstand play
of transporting the bugging device to England last week to "return" it to Tony Blair before the Leeds Castle talks.
History will record it as a grandstand play
that solved nothing; he sneaked in, he sneaked out, leaving our troops to be picked off one by one.
Rigorous asset assessment may lead to drastic credit contraction, and punitive pursuit of top bank managers for their role in the bad-loan problem would end up as a mere grandstand play
But it was a similar grandstand play
to please the tough-talking nationalists, anti-NATO groups and others in Russia who want more active support for Milosevic.
We have to consider a number of factors, like negligence, strict liability, and public nuisance," says mayoral spokesman Kevin Feeley, who insists, "This is not a grandstand play
or an attempt to get a headline.
Koizumi was good at grandstand play
, but showed little leadership (in dealing with various problems).
It was a cynical grandstand play
at seeming to make a concession as the Easter peace talks went on.
Announcing major cuts in MTA management would be a grandstand play
that taxpayers and the transit dependent would cheer about and leave the strikers without an argument.
Democrats called it a grandstand play
to breathe life back into what Sen.
It sure isn't Harris, the Lakers coach, who seemed to be pulling a grandstand play
when he yanked his starting point guard out of the game just 1 minute, 57 seconds after the opening tip.
From the first time Grandstand plays
the theme from Champions, you know you're in for another big slice of schmaltz.
This is going to be an election year, and the best poll would be a good turnout by an electorate taking an interest in the future of the country, uninfluenced by any grandstand plays
by Sinn Fein.