Summary: The point is to get started and not waffle around
waiting for an opportune time
Hopefully, Davidson is smart enough to realise that being able to waffle around
a question on Good Morning Scotland is not politics, it's PR.
preserve us from people who just write with a passion; focus is more important than passion, there is too much waffle around
So on the one hand he finds the opening chapter of The Lord of the Rings a bit "twee" and has practical criticisms to make of some aspects of the plot, but on the other he doesn't waffle around
Gone was all the waffle around
who was presenting and other long-winded intros, various delays to drag further reluctant guests up/take pics/make tearful speeches.
They rarely get to the heart of the matter but just waffle around
on the outside, wasting pounds 80m a year of public money in the meantime.