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Hidden Agenda

An ulterior motive for accomplishing a task. For example, a politician may appear to favor a piece of legislation because of the public good, but actually does so because it will benefit a company he owns. A hidden agenda does not have to be illegal or even unethical, but generally it does advance the interests of the person or persons pursuing it.
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Aziz further remarked that there is a hidden agenda behind PTI's 100 day plan, adding that the plan is to destroy the country.
And if our hidden agendas aren't enough, we wear masks to obscure the truth even more.
The resolution proposed to be moved by the United States of America at the March 2014 sessions of the UNHRC against alleged human rights violations in Sri Lanka is totally based on information of questionable veracity disseminated by persons with hidden agendas and false evidence concocted by the pro-LTTE Tamil Diaspora is unreasonable, biased and unjustifiable.
Does he really think that the people of Huddersfield and or Kirklees in general are so gullible they think there is no long term hidden agenda going on here?
The resolution to work as a team - beyond politics, family names and hidden agendas - with the realization that change could be mandated for the good of all, needs to begin as this new year dawns, or Clinton will remain mired in mud from the past.
Reality-show viewers, he asserts, participate more actively than viewers of other forms of televised entertainment, reading the motivations and hidden agendas of the onscreen contestants, thereby sharpening their social dexterity and increasing their ability to respond to other people's emotional signals.
You might take some unexpected job-related journeys, but the truly rewarding exploration involves soul-searching, discovering your innermost desires and hidden agendas. Think of it as psychic spring cleaning.
It makes me wonder whether there are hidden agendas but I don't want to discuss that."
I'm extremely honest sometimes too much so and have no hidden agendas.
* Ruthlessly purge those with hidden agendas. Boards and management committees should not resemble city council meetings.
In fact, media scrutiny of this issue could have provided the candidates with an opportunity to clear the air regarding any possible hidden agendas or wrongdoing.
'Hidden Agendas: How Journalists Influence the News', published by Canada's UBC Press, focuses on the political orientation of journalists compared with the attitudes of the general population, and how the journalists' opinions influence the news.