Trivial though it may seem, this brouhaha highlights a great flaw in the American system: You elect a monarch.
Abraham Foxman, the national director of Anti-Defamation League, reacting to the Bieber brouhaha, said as much.
According to the blog, she soon “backtracked” on her comments, deleting the Facebook thread, and calling the brouhaha “childish.”
Then came the book tour, and the brouhaha following that NPR interview.
The trigger for this event was the brouhaha over raising the debt limit.
Leive apparently asked the President about women's health issues -- and this was fortuitously all pre-Todd Akin brouhaha.
As Eleanor Clift recently lamented, the brouhaha in Congress over food stamps is not just about budgets.
The brouhaha that caused made the furor over his support of the Iraq War look like a bar mitzvah.
From afar the rumors of revelry, the brouhaha of a mad population, saluted his deaf ears, the distant music of lutes and viols.
It was then I realized the Chief was still sitting in his chair, where he had been when the brouhaha started.
1890, from French brouhaha (1550s), said by Gamillscheg to have been, in medieval theater, "the cry of the devil disguised as clergy." Perhaps from Hebrew barukh habba' "blessed be the one who comes," used on public occasions (cf. Psalm 118).
A noisy clamor; fuss; flap
[1950s+; fr French; possibly ultimately fr Hebrew baruch haba ''blessed are those who come (in the name of the Lord),'' Psalm 118, although the line of derivation is complex and tenuous]