He accepted the universal caricature of himself as the hard-drinking “contrarian” and reveled in his capacity to bully all comers.
But with Murdoch assuredly in the loop, on this issue there was no room to be contrarian.
The fate of the latterday Anonymous recalls a time when contrarian self-expression could get any writer into trouble.
Ailes is not known for playing a lot of ball with his high-level colleagues—a NewsCorp executive says he “likes to be contrarian.”
Taylor also said the contrarian nature of the study will likely bring added attention to a field still very much being charted.
New Hampshire loves to be contrarian and rarely follows the conventional wisdom.
The prep-school-teacher-turned-cultural critic drives working mothers to fits with contrarian essays on modern domestic life.
Two male journalists, one conservative and one contrarian, were to debate abortion at Oxford University earlier this week.
By then, ever the contrarian, the aging Hopper rebelled the other way.
Further, he is what the movement needs now more than ever--the contrarian.