See, for example, the decades of blowback that have followed Roe v. Wade, or the school-desegregation rulings.
“When those two [groups] are against you, you must be doing something right,” said Sardi, who was unfazed by the blowback.
While Cyrus caught the brunt of the controversy, there was still some blowback against Thicke, who is married with children.
The Army leadership also feels it can weather any blowback from Washington.
While the commercials gave the pair a once unimaginable level of exposure, they also brought Pomplamoose some blowback.
Prime Minister David Cameron is undoubtedly concerned about blowback, and the British consulate in Karachi is already closed.
For U.S. and European leaders the flow of Western recruits prompts fears of blowback.
But when the blowback from his own party hit fever pitch, Newt backtracked to Rush Limbaugh.
The lack of deal has prevented the blowback from being far worse.
In fact, girls caught up in its blowback have reportedly been ostracized, taunted, and even physically assaulted.