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According to the report, her comments were immediately howled down by the other people on the show, saying she was a right-winger, a claim Collier denied.
Bush should be a statesman, lead his people into accepting the hit, and initiate such an honest conversation, which would of necessity deal with America's own involvement in creating/supporting elements of Al Qaeda during the Afghan war against the Soviets--only to be howled down.
It was howled down and Bookmakers' Coms mittee representatives marched on with Plan A, offering a further decline in the amount going to racing.
Gwynedd Council attempted a strategic approach, they were howled down.
Is our understanding of Skelton's poetry and the role it played in the movement enhanced or even altered if we were also told that he was a journeyman shoemaker, veteran of the London Working Mens Association, who had been involved in the general strike and the Complete Suffrage conference in 1842; that at a 'great gathering' at the height of the crisis in March 1848 he was howled down for urging a 'moral force' strategy?
2 per cent," only to be howled down by the articulate tendency who mistake vagueness for the big picture and prefer the comfort of blurriness to the cold steel of precision.
But suggest that here and you get howled down and derided as a lily-livered do-gooder.
His latest pronouncements - on the wearing of the Muslim veil and erosion of public displays of Christianity - would quite probably be howled down were they delivered by a politician.
Mr Delaney was almost howled down when he suggested services like the 15 A and 15C had not been financially viable.
Yet when one low level politician made the eminently sensible suggestion that a coastal city which lies beneath sea level and which steadily sinks lower not be rebuilt but abandoned, he was howled down and forced into a quick retraction.
They were howled down, which is why the Blues are looking at another season of mediocrity.
DAVID BECKHAM last night revealed his disgust after England's national anthem was howled down by Welsh fans packed into Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.