raise a hue and cry

raise a hue and cry (about something)

Fig. to make an issue about something; to alert people to a problem or difficulty. The city council raised a hue and cry about the mayor's proposed budget.
See also: and, cry, hue, raise
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Our media people literally raise a hue and cry and instead of coming up with recommendations to resolve an issue, they end up shouting or laughing.
He could have been Scotland's own Frank Sinatra, but preferred to raise a hue and cry on the political and journalistic stage.
Congress would raise a hue and cry about where would employers get the money for such an outrageous increase.