readers who are primarily employees often shoot the messenger
when hearing such announcements.
Connell reminds those who are offended, "Don't shoot the messenger
In a journalistic effort to shoot the messenger
, a disparaging front-page story in the January 19, 1994, issue of The New York Times suggested that of all the people associated with the scandal, the independent counsel "himself may turn out to be the most widely scorned figure in the whole affair.
Many in Congress and the public seem inclined to shoot the messenger
that brings complexity and perceived high taxes, rather than change the message.
Once again, he has decided to shoot the messenger
, just like the demonstrations we saw outside the BBC in the final days of the referendum campaign.
I think that when people don't like the message they shoot the messenger
," she said in reaction to Erekat's comments.
There are supposed to be rules in place protecting whistleblowers but they seem worthless as they are either being ignored or bypassed by managers intent on making up allegations to shoot the messenger
Pardon the expression but they do shoot the messenger
so I didn't know whether to tell his other half.
It was a classic case of shoot the messenger
as Jenkins absurdly refused to answer any questions from Western Mail rugby writers towards the end of his reign.
A furore has erupted around the head of Sharon Foster, the young black woman who wrote Shoot the Messenger
, a play for BBC2 which displayed the black community, warts and all.
We won't shoot the messenger
but we can certainly send him back with a flea in his ear.
But it is typical of the No 10 spin machine to shoot the messenger
when they do not like the message.
Don't shoot the messenger
," was his message, a breath of fresh air compared to the normal response from the GAA top brass to any sort of criticism.