rabble rouser

rabble rouser

Someone who incites others to emotional reaction and/or action; someone who tries to make trouble. The term is always used in a negative way. How can you listen to that fool? He's just a rabble rouser trying to sway mindless followers so that they join his cause.
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The man is, in my opinion, an egotistical selfserving rabble rouser who brings out the worst in people and behind his beer swilling smiling facade is dangerous.
The charismatic rabble rouser used the burning Twin Towers as a backdrop to his fiery online sermons preaching violence against non-Muslims.
Mohd Ali, better known as Ali Tinju, is known as a rabble rouser who has repeatedly led provocative rallies that created racial tension with his racial and religious inflammatory speeches and mannerisms in the past.
The rabble rouser is selling the match as the "male chauvinist pig versus the hairy legged feminist".
My first ever co-star, friend and rabble rouser in the industry.
PENARTH Songwriters' Circle will welcome former Boo Radleys hit songwriter Martin Carr, banjowielding Canadian rabble rouser Darren Eedens and London folk virtuoso George Frakes this week.
Anti-Semitic rabble rouser extraordinaire Dieudonne M'bala M'bala began the new year with the usual controversy and clamor for negative attention, culminating in his being called in for questioning by the police, suspected of armed assault on bailiffs.
THE UNTHANKS Songs From The Shipyards (Rabble Rouser) | NORTHUMBERLAND folkies The Unthanks launch the soundtrack to a documentary about the lost shipyards of the North East, and it's spine-tingling.
Davidson's debut as a digital rabble rouser came in 2003.
This event is sponsored by Rabble Rouser Studios and the hotel.
"RABBLE rouser" and "ranter" are just two of the descriptions levelled at me by Messrs Radford and Brennan in their defence of the Coalition Council's decision to sack hundreds of workers and cut services to the community.
"RABBLE rouser," and "ranter," are just two of the descriptions levelled at me by Messrs Radford and Brennan in their defence of the Coalition Council's decision to sack hundreds of workers and cut services to the community.
to relate to: "I was born to the bones of a mill town/In the heart of poverty." From there, Troy sketches out the madness of world events from that perspective: "Speak your mind, bullets fly,/Leaders lead, people die./It's not magical or mystery,/It's History." No bones about it, Troy's a rabble rouser, but his sharp songwriting skills and proletariat bent make listening to him a joy.
The paper published a photo of the rally, exposing just how limited the rabble rouser's reach was in Maharashtra's rural parts.
newspapers, Lopez Obrador is a "leftist" and a rabble rouser; a grouser clearly unhappy with the result of a "free and fair election." To viewers of television news, the issue of the Mexican elections would have been scarcely a blip amongst reports of terror threats, wars, and references to Nazis and "Islamofascists."