Silent Majority


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Silent Majority

average Americans of middle class. [Am. Culture: Flexner, 375]
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When the flag is finally lowered in Brussels the silent majority will have won a pyrrhic victory only.
Well, then, why should we be so delighted, as Aiken suggests, that the silent majority spoke up again?
The silent majority never get off their backsides or even request a postal vote to participate in local elections so one must assume they are happy to accept the outcome that's the result of a 30% to 40% participation in the electoral process.
Now, nearly a half-century after Nixon's address, Karlyn Kohrs Campbell's The Great Silent Majority concludes that it was "a persuasive masterpiece" (pp.
Just like the silent majority of fans who allow the moronic minority to stand in their midst chanting about Munich, Hillsborough and Auschwitz.
For most of the silent majority who finally decided to keep the Union, the referendum result was no source of gloating, inspiring instead a sense of relief that the step of separation from our British neighbours was one they would not be forced to take after all.
The PM is expected to say: "We've heard the noise of the Nationalist few, but now it is time for the voices of the silent majority to be heard.
Payday lenders don't speak for the silent majority.
He called Hekmatyar as his leader, "who enjoys support of the silent majority in the party".
The silent majority which we Egyptians call " Kanaba (couch) people," are in reality the large group of citizens buried in their own daily struggle to survive and keep afloat in very dire days.
Elaine Smith and those who agree with her are, of course, perfectly entitled to oppose gay marriage but they are deluded if they believe that they are speaking for a silent majority.
Events in Bahrain and the Arab world are making people aware of the silent majority in Islam being sidelined.