rabble-rouser


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a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices

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Botham will have to be the tub-thumper, the rabble-rouser, the man who gets things done by sheer force of personality
Dyer's action should not obscure her intention to make clear that while teachers may have the right to freely express their opinions, there is a difference between being a rabble-rouser and an educator.
LAHORE -- In his latest poke at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf captain Imran Khan, Punjab law minister, Rana Sanullah called him a petty rabble-rouser, who was always trying to upset the apple cart.
Money not only talked, it blew a raspberry, and among the first to run was Unite's Grangemouth rabble-rouser, Stevie Deans, due to be sacked for conducting Labour Party business in INEOS time.
“All this carting and toting puts a tremendous burden on the average rabble-rouser,” says Craig Hood, Founder of AllegroMedical.com.
As with Monday''s abysmal court ruling to release extremist Muslim rabble-rouser and bin Laden supporter, Abu Qatada, the wishes of a now familiarly bleary-eyed and impotent British parliament, were relegated to a side show.
But aside from investing in responsible companies, how can I be more of a rabble-rouser and pressure other companies to do the right thing?
The Indian Government stands vindicated for what it believes it has said for a very long time and not been believed in all western capitals, that Fai was a rabble-rouser who fueled separatism in India under the guise of hosting respectable conferences.
Moore please Acclaimed Oscar-winning documentary maker and rabble-rouser Michael Moore comes to Birmingham this autumn, when he visits the Town Hall with his show Here Comes Trouble.
Ravalomanana says his rival, a disc jockey-turned-entrepreneur, is a populist and rabble-rouser with little genuine interest in democracy.
The P-I, which for years played the scrappy, blue-collar rabble-rouser to the staid, thoughtful Times -- earning a reputation for good writing and hard-hitting investigations -- will in its new incarnation see its editorial staff shrink from 165 to about 20.
Coming off a campaign against KFC, the 44-year-old rabble-rouser has a string of tricks up his sleeve for the coming months--from launching a full-scale assault against Armani to attempting to turn America vegan.
I have just finished reading Colman McCarthy's "A rabble-rouser in the parish" (NCR, Nov.
as upstart, rebel, rabble-rouser, leader." She writes: "Violent acts will be committed in my name." In his voice, Alexander critiques a future that is seen, in spite of the sacrifices made by this leader of the slave ship revolt and his countrymen, as "unfurling like the strangest dream." We are that future.
It turns out that in her stand for equality and dignity for women she was something of a rabble-rouser. Based on direct revelations from God, Jesus, and Mary, she wrote caustic letters to the pope, warning him of the church's dire state of sin and corruption.