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McCarthy’s counterpart in the Senate has been only slightly less cowardly.The clown show will continue until Kevin McCarthy cracks his whip|Dana Milbank|July 2, 2021|Washington Post
Even without a conviction the trial is a warning to anyone occupying high office in the future acts of high crimes and misdemeanors will not be glossed over because some are too cowardly to act.
Kayleigh McEnany’s cowardly exitPolitico’s revolt over Ben Shapiro guest-hosting Playbook went too far‘It’s a shot at my reputation’: Lauren Wolfe reacts to NYT’s statement about her dismissal|Erik Wemple|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
A question I’ve been asking is whether these Republicans in Congress really believe what they’re saying, or whether they’re too cowardly or self-interested to do what’s right because they fear the political consequences.The GOP’s existential crisis, explained by a former Republican Congress member|Sean Illing|January 15, 2021|Vox
In Ghost of Tsushima, these tactics are considered cowardly, spineless, and dishonorable.
“It was cowardly, the way Chris and Guy went about this,” Ioffe said.Facebook Prince Purges The New Republic: Inside the Destruction of a 100-Year-Old Magazine|Lloyd Grove|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For them, the cowardly cynicism of the status quo will do just fine.
According to the historian John Saunders, he was a “weak, vain, incompetent and cowardly” leader.In Threatening Baghdad, Militants Seek to Undo 800 Years of History|Justin Marozzi|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Trying to put the onus onto someone else for your own decisions is really cowardly and kind of dishonest.Speed Read: Terry Richardson on Sex, Lies, and Lindsay Lohan|Justin Jones|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nothing could be more cowardly than to gun down three unarmed innocents, including a 14-year-old boy.The Killer Klansman’s Missing Years as a Federal Informant|Michael Daly|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If it were not for the cowardly fear of being thought timid, there would be more care used in such matters.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
But when he saw there were but two of them he mentally cursed the four escorts who had so cowardly left him to his fate.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Isn't this free-booting spirit, now, better than leading a cowardly life of musty regularity?
None would have believed that the cowardly monster Fear was for ever feasting upon his heart.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
But, there is a beardless youth, follow'd by a cowardly serving man, who presses hard to see you.