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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These so-called leaders, who are no more than rabble rousers have irresponsibly called for the dismissal and worse of three Supreme Court judges, including the CJP as well as the removal of the army chief and a mutiny in the military.
Our politicians have been led by the nose by rabble rousers like Nigel Farage into not doing our duty to humanity.
The units will have dedicated guards to ensure rabble rousers cannot mix with 12,500 Muslim inmates held across UK prisons.
Perhaps he will have to act against the rabble rousers to convincingly prove his words.
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.
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?) fared little better.
If you are still unable to resolve your problem, Bailey offers a small consolation: "Rabble rousers often don't stick around for long; because nothing meets their expectations, they eventually move on to what they think will be greener pastures."
They feared rabble rousers. Now, several managers have told us that they can't count on the grapevine to carry important news.
While he may be correct, the fact is that there have been far too many incidents of violence targeting minorities, and it is the state's lack of action over decades that has mainly emboldened extremists and rabble rousers. For example, an Ahmadi worship place was demolished in Sialkot in May; those responsible for that incident have yet to be punished.
Instrumental rabble rousers Tucan bring their acclaimed live show to the Workman's Club tonight.
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.