where i heard it: Israeli news website (www.ynetnews.com) in regards to recent Israeli leadership methods...
blo·vi·ate (blv-t) intr.v. Slan. blo·vi·at·ed, blo·vi·at·ing, blo·vi·ates
To discourse at length in a pompous or boastful manner: “the rural Babbitt who bloviates about ‘progress’ and ‘growth’” (George Rebeck).
(to provide even more cocktail-party swagger to the daunting 'fanfaronade', Eve...)