Bush continued this attack, part of a decades-long strategy to enact huge tax cuts by portraying government as an ineffectual bumbler
and sugar daddy for welfare queens and wasteful programs.
However, the film's tone - and I daresay much of the comic business involving Grant, playing wonderfully against his loveable posh bumbler
image, like a Hugh Grant impersonator doing a pastiche - is undoubtedly largely the responsibility of Richard Curtis, writer of Notting Hill and, of course Four Weddings And A Funeral with which it shares its opening word.
Martin is talking about playing the beloved bumbler
Inspector Clouseau in a remake of ``The Pink Panther.
THE last one, Sands of Time, was a bit of a winner, upgrading the Prince from platform bumbler
to 3D hero, complete with the ability to slow time and save the day.
At the same time, Gore's camp took to branding Bush as a bumbler
who can't defend his proposals coherently.
I am sure he is very able at his job, but he always gives me the impression of being a bumbler
Miller, a shambling, overweight FBI bumbler
, was no James Bond.
Environment Minister Ross Finnie has a reputation as an amiable bumbler
Chandler's the loveable bumbler
, nervy and insecure.
Terry and his long-suffering spouse June are the suburban stars of our latest BBC comedy DVD giveaway.
Magoo - who starred in more than 40 cartoon shorts as a nearly blind bumbler
- plays himself acting in a stage play of ``Christmas Carol.
Eddie's an ex-security guard, who's a bumbler
and thinks he's a private detective.
But in movies and on TV (most recently the film A Fish Called Wanda), the stutterer is a stock comic figure, a hapless bumbler
whose strainings and contortions are a bundle of laughs.
Terry and his long - suffering spouse June are the suburban stars of our latest BBC comedy DVD giveaway.
From a dumb bumbler
, George Bush has suddenly become an omnipotent power who can snap his fingers and fix a problem that has been brewing for 15 years.