rabble-rouser


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

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Rabble-rousers can get away with marginalizing students, parents and other members of their community, but educators should not.
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.
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.
It turns out that in her stand for equality and dignity for women she was something of a rabble-rouser.
BBC2, 9pm, tomorrow) ##### WE'LL finally find out just who has topped this poll in what has been a real rabble-rouser of a series.
Angela's younger sister, Laura (Barbara Goenaga), is a rabble-rouser, worshipped from afar by socially inadequate Oscar (Unax Ugalde).
Stirring stuff, but Mozilla has already slipped many deadlines and lost its chief instigator and rabble-rouser, Jamie Zawinski.
And one need not be a longtime rabble-rouser like Beard to be fined into silence.
Being an effective rabble-rouser takes more than fearlessness and commitment to the cause.
Although not a rabble-rouser like Newt Gingrich, Kemp's simple proposal for a zero capital gains tax and single flat tax is gaining support.