“The vast majority are motivated by noble motives, rather than financial or self-aggrandizing,” Sweeney said.
Gone is Jason Russell and his kid, gone the self-aggrandizing references to his own role as some kind of hero of Africa.
Romney has so much polish as a candidate that running a slick, self-aggrandizing spot makes as much sense as laminating a glossy.
It remains unclear whether the interest is altruistic or self-aggrandizing, humane or prurient, psychopathic or admirable.
This self-aggrandizing drive also ensured her early success, when she rose from a script-reader at MGM to being a playwright.
One blogger called it a “self-aggrandizing political stunt.”
The book, surprisingly, is not the self-aggrandizing vanity trip of a preening pop star one would expect.
Ron Paul is self-limiting, Newt Gingrich is self-aggrandizing, and Rick Santorum is self-righteous.
Lloyd Grove on the new lines of attack on the 'self-aggrandizing' and 'irrational' frontrunner.