rent-a-mob

rent-a-mob

n
a group of people who are considered to always be protesting in a seemingly irrational manner, as if simply hired from a rental service for the purpose of protesting
Translations

rent-a-mob

[ˈrentəmɒb] N (Brit) → turba f alquilada
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Perhaps it is time for local people and local politicians to think about the best way to take the city forward and whether a "rent-a-mob" culture is the grown-up way of doing this.
MEMBERS of the UKIP party have over the years suffered vicious verbal and physical attacks from all mainstream parties especially from rent-a-mob supporters of Momentum and the Labour party.
Now we have 'rent-a-mob',' fired up by the promise to remove their fees.
The handful of rent-a-mob yobs who devote their life to following Murphy so they can film themselves shouting at him are the physical manifestation of these keyboard cowards.
Together Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, middle-class UK and rent-a-mob are in action against exploratory drilling at Barton Moss in Manchester.
We discover vast quantiTIes of gas just under our feet, so up jump the rent-a-mob protesters and shout "leave it there you might endanger the environment".
Once rent-a-mob find something to jump on to criticise the Government all truth and sensible thinking goes out of the windo1w.
A rent-a-mob was preparing to join genuine demonstrators in a protest which threatened to bring part of the capital to a halt, unleashing what Mr Blair called "a lot of hassle" in his typical folksy way.
3-228) which begins with Our Lord's crucifixion and ends with the controversy over the Pope's quotation from Manuel II Palaeologus which offended the Mohammedan rent-a-mob. The chronology is itself broken down into various segments such as the Crusades, missionaries and South America 1815-1914 and so on.
Would the organisers of the howling and chanting rent-a-mob, whose stock-in-trade appears to be 'anything except work', and who are dab hands at exercising their own right to demonstrate against anything, advise us as to what happened to other peoples' freedom of speech that night?
OK, we don't mind acknowledging that he did a fine job organising the G8 summit and making sure the rent-a-mob didn't run riot.
Secretary-General Annan hailed the throng of NGO militants as "the new superpower" at the UN representing "global civil society." Over the past decade, the UN has built this huge rent-a-mob of radical environmentalists, feminists, homosexualists, socialists, and Communists into a highly effective lobbying force.