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  • noun Plural form of Pooh-Bah.
  • noun Alternative form of poobahs.

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Examples

  • Nonetheless, with a very small number of worthwhile decisions that he had the smarts to make stick, Gates has won himself the swooning accolades of the vast majority of the media, most but not all think tank Pooh-Bahs from the left, right and center, and just about every politician in the country.

    Winslow T. Wheeler: What Is Gates? Who Is Panetta?

  • Nonetheless, with a very small number of worthwhile decisions that he had the smarts to make stick, Gates has won himself the swooning accolades of the vast majority of the media, most but not all think tank Pooh-Bahs from the left, right and center, and just about every politician in the country.

    Winslow T. Wheeler: What Is Gates? Who Is Panetta?

  • When Roosevelt explained a little of the Manhattan Project to some senate Pooh-Bahs, the only question one had was "Where in Tennessee will you build this giant facility?"

    Study: Lents baseball stadium would draw crummy crowds (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • The people who wind up as delegates to the modern convention tend to be local party or interest group chieftains who spend much of their energy feuding with rival local Pooh-Bahs over turf inside their interest group, local yard sign printing contracts or the seating arrangements with for the local Jefferson-Jackson (or Lincoln) Day dinner.

    PUMAs Without Claws… - Swampland - TIME.com

  • The delegate count keeps changing, of course, and Sen. Clinton's team is also claiming a delegate lead, based in part on a larger share so far of what are known in Democratic Party circles as superdelegates: 796 slots (20% of the total) set aside for members of Congress and a menagerie of assorted elected officials and party Pooh-Bahs.

    Clinton v. Obama: The Lawsuit

  • The delegate count keeps changing, of course, and Sen. Clinton's team is also claiming a delegate lead, based in part on a larger share so far of what are known in Democratic Party circles as superdelegates: 796 slots (20% of the total) set aside for members of Congress and a menagerie of assorted elected officials and party Pooh-Bahs.

    Clinton v. Obama: The Lawsuit

  • They, like the President, are putting themselves above the constrictions of the Constitution and think that they are wise Pooh-Bahs, when they are nothing more than puppets for the corporate oligarchy for whom most of our government functions.

    Dan DeWalt: Why We Are Running Candidates Against Democrats

  • The Pooh-Bahs of the advertising industry were scandalized.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • The Pooh-Bahs of the advertising industry were scandalized.

    Elliott White Springs, Man After My Own Heart

  • They, like the President, are putting themselves above the constrictions of the Constitution and think that they are wise Pooh-Bahs, when they are nothing more than puppets for the corporate oligarchy for whom most of our government functions.

    Why We'll be Running Against Democrats

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