Is each one tone-deaf
and an inattentive listener besides?
Finally, despite his sensitivity to Machiavelli's language, Viroli is sometimes remarkably tone-deaf
, as when he presents Machiavelli's letters about his trip to Carpi, a politically unimportant, and hence degrading, mission to find a preacher for the Medici, simply as evidence of his patriotism, ignoring the anger, frustration, and malice in his saying he will find them a preacher, but one to suit h is own tastes, one like Frate Alberto, the rascally trickster and seducer in Boccaccio's Decameron.
Even Morriss's tone-deaf
whine couldn't spoil this.
Instead, possessing neither the strategic vision we might have hoped for nor the political savvy we naturally expected from this lifelong politician, Clinton has placed himself--and us--at the permanent mercy of tone-deaf
politicos and inbred establishment neandertals whose extraordinary lack of strategic acumen is matched only by their pronounced ignorance of and indifference to the military.
MP John Carlisle was wakened from his slumbers in Bedfordshire yesterday by the authentic sound of a Scots piper, courtesy of the Mail.
Lizzie Otley plays sister Lisa for X Factor-style laughs, with tone-deaf
The man has foisted the mostly saccharine sweet, ghastly ballads known to mankind on his tone-deaf
fans, now looks like a Toy Story character - the glistening, wrinkle-free features are not, he insists, the result of botched cosmetic surgery.
Islamic critics of the pope contend he's tone-deaf
to the way many Muslims perceive themselves to be under siege from the West.
with songs from Erasure's Andy Bell, Michael Ball, Corrie's Hayley Cropper (Julie Hesmondalgh), Rufus Hound, a tone-deaf
Jon Snow and all the congregation.
There are more tone-deaf
hopefuls to chuckle at in another phase of the audition room stage.
The shock-haired twins can murder popular musical hits with their ADD-fuelled, tone-deaf
cavorting, we'll simply turn off the radio every time they come on.
Later With Jools Holland (BBC2, 10pm) EVER since the late, lamented Top Of The Pops was finally put out of its misery, there's been a dearth of music shows on terrestrial TV that don't involve tone-deaf
wannabes and phone votes.