But independent MEP Marian Harkin said "jackboot tactics
" were used to gift a member-owned organisation to a bust bank.
They've been recruited as the party have sought to tone down their reputation for racist, jackboot tactics
and broaden their appeal.
Mr Smyth added: "The company is using jackboot tactics
. This is off the wall stuff, there is no need to do any of this.
That's not clumsy, cackhanded management, it's the brutal, jackboot tactics
of bully boys imported from corporate America who represent the hard, nasty edge of capitalism.
LAST week when you wrote of Robin Cook's visit to a controversial settlement in Israel, with Palestinian officials, you used expressions like 'jackboot tactics
' and 'Israeli Thuggery'.
The Palestinians say it is theirs, the Israelis beg to differ although "beg" doesn't do justice to the jackboot tactics
of the Israeli government.