Ornstein goes a step further, saying the freshmen and their "pitchforks" will shred any wimpy compromise.
Voters grabbed their pitchforks Tuesday night and came over the ramparts.
If someone, say, cracks a rape joke, the pitchforks will come out.
No doubt many would still raise their pitchforks for such a declaration.
It truly felt that revolution was in the air, if revolution meant sleeping bags and Thermoses of hot tea, rather than pitchforks.
The farmers stationed men at the field-gates with pitchforks, and sometimes with guns, to drive them back.
Some of the people who had come in from the country had pitchforks.
Above the workhouse about six men armed with pitchforks met us.
Throwing scythes and pitchforks aside, they snatched up their firearms.
A fire was soon made, and into it the elfin sculpture was tossed from the prongs of two pairs of pitchforks.