rabble rouser

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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 units will have dedicated guards to ensure rabble rousers cannot mix with 12,500 Muslim inmates held across UK prisons.
Instrumental rabble rousers Tucan bring their acclaimed live show to the Workman's Club tonight.
Sometimes I wondered why the Prime Minister was tolerating rabble rousers like Sadhvi Niranjan and Sakshi Maharaj.
In the past the list has featured politicians, activists, musicians, artists, actors, chefs, policy wonks, rabble rousers, scientists, athletes, fighters, dancers, fashion designers, entrepreneurs, comedians--even a poker player.
The "Can't Get It Up" video by Cardiff's middle-aged rabble rousers Punks Not Dad has racked up more than 25,000 hits on YouTube thanks to a hilarious, tonguein-cheek romp that ponders the perils of not being able to build flatpack furniture.
Yes, Stateside rabble rousers Dropkick Murphy are back, and this time they've brought their mates.
Classic rabble rousers such as Strength and Without A Fight went down well, and the amount of air-punching going on resembled an angry protest mob.
Celtic supporters on the phone-ins and hotlines are split down the middle on the issue, with the rabble rousers backing their iconic Holy Goalie while the more rational agree with McNeill and voice their disapproval.
Reading rabble rousers Malefice did their best to get any kind of interaction going and main support Glamour of the Kill (Bullet For My Valentine's little brothers, anyone?
KASABIAN West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum ( Sony) THE Leicester rabble rousers return with their third album and opener Underdog, deliriously distorted guitar and scuzzy bass, suggests they're back on track after the disappointing Empire sophomore set.
It took an estimated 1,500 rabble rousers, fuelled by pitifully weak beer and potato chips, to put a serious dampener on what should have been joyous celebrations after a last-gasp victory for the Pirates, or whatever they're called, against some big blokes from Carolina wearing padding.
RABBLE rousers the Wolfe Tones have re-released a remix of A Nation Once Again - in a bid for the number one spot.
Critics from the Left say his decision to create a database in order to identify and deport rabble rousers, many of them to countries with questionable human rights records, is an infringement on the very free speech and democracy that Britain holds so dear.