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shitstorm

rude slang A violent and/or chaotic situation. The coup has created a shitstorm for everyone in that country. Once people started throwing punches in the bar, we knew we had to get out of that shitstorm.
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"It created a shitstorm of getting her unceremoniously kicked off the list," the State Department source told Foreign Policy, adding, "I think it was absolutely the wrong decision on so many levels."
"It would be good if there weren't a shitstorm" Broder said of his speech to the AfD, "and if there is one, even better." At the eye of the storm, such as it was in the American press, was Clemens Heni's recent denunciation in this publication, lambasting Broder for not only speaking to, but embracing, "the closest thing contemporary Germany has to a Nazi Party." Heni wrote, "Broder has now openly embraced the AfD and just days after the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution began an investigation into whether the party poses a serious threat to the German constitution and society."
The British -- I had a shitstorm coming from the other side of the Channel," he told students in his native Luxembourg.
Thank you, Greta Christina, for your memorable column, "Humanism in a Shitstorm" (Fierce Humanism, J/F 2013)!
They played fast and loud and kicked up a shitstorm, just what I needed in the midst of all of the shoegazing goin' on ...
At that juncture, DND was enduring a shitstorm of bad press related to the Somali Inquiry, and everyone else in the NDHQ command structure had adopted an ostrich-like protective posture.
"All hunters are cowards," he said, "because they shoot at things that can't shoot back." Unfortunately, he was still running for governor when he made this statement and thus received a shitstorm of negative response.
It's funny how shots like this Grind King ad create nary a stir but other little stuff we've done causes a shitstorm of cancelled subscriptions.
Gonna see 'em live at the end of the month and you know I'll report back, but my guess is this is gonna be a shitstorm...