In recent years, this idea has been parroted so often that it's become known as the “Washington consensus.”
Liebman calls it a “lie” that was frequently “parroted” by legislators on the floor of the state House and Senate.
Obligingly she parroted over to Fibsy the lingo of the message.
But now he parroted with unconscious irony the phrases he had once so admired.
Joe, under his breath, parroted the words of the Sov officer.
"Don't do anything you'd be sorry for," he parroted, sarcastical, the young man's recent admonition to the captain.
Lorry pulled her eyes down to the cherubic little face as she parroted dully.
"Prosecution agrees to accept the present court," Goodham parroted.
Here is an old one whose sentiments have been often parroted by unthinking humans of modern times.
1520s, of uncertain origin, perhaps from dialectal Middle French perrot, from a variant of Pierre "Peter;" or perhaps a dialectal form of perroquet (see parakeet). Replaced earlier popinjay. The German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt in South America in 1800 encountered a very old parrot that was the sole speaker of a dead Indian language, the original tribe having gone extinct.
"repeat without understanding," 1590s, from parrot (n.). Related: Parroted; parroting.