climb on the bandwagon


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climb on the bandwagon

To join others in supporting a cause or a political party, or to follow a trend; from the idea of climbing aboard a wagon in a parade on which a band was playing.
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Faced with UKIP's frightening poll surge, Tories and Labour are vying with each other to sound the toughest, while Lib Dems break a leg trying to climb on the bandwagon.
Come on Mr Hain, you were quick enough to climb on the bandwagon when it suited you to stop our South African tour (rightly so, of course).