Karzai's harshest critics believe that he hasn't done enough to take on corruption and warlordism and the poppy trade.
Russell Pearce of Arizona is the driving force behind the nation's harshest immigration crackdown.
Perhaps if Chatwin hadn't died as he did, his harshest critics might have taken a gentler view of him as well as his output.
originally of texture, "hairy," 1530s, probably from harske "rough, coarse, sour" (c.1300), a northern word of Scandinavian origin (cf. Danish and Norwegian harsk "rancid, rank"), related to Middle Low German harsch "rough, raw," German harst "a rake;" perhaps from PIE root *kars- "to scrape, scratch, rub, card" (cf. Lithuanian karsiu "to comb," Old Church Slavonic krasta, Russian korosta "to itch," Latin carduus "thistle," Sanskrit kasati "rubs, scratches"). Meaning "offensive to feelings" is from 1570s; "disagreeable, rude" from 1610s.
To nag and complain; nudge (1990s+ Teenagers)