brutally and oppressively bullying: a jackbooted militarism.
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How to use jackbooted in a sentence
This time, opponents are referencing some of those same “scandals” and painting a similarly dire picture of jackbooted IRS thugs invading the finances of ordinary Americans.
In fundraising appeals to members, it fans fears that jackbooted feds are coming for your guns.Pro-Gun Absolutism: The Gun Lobby’s Push to Privatize Law and Order | Will Marshall | April 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST