But if pointed barbs from small-minded conservative commentators are what it takes to spur the country into action, then so be it.
This is, inarguably, a small-minded and small-hearted way to look at things, even by the usual silly standards for sports fans.
It is the most small-minded interpretation of "journalism" there is.
The Pope indeed was small-minded enough to harbour his enmity to the very last.
At the same time, it must not be inferred from this that the Uruguayan is ignorant or small-minded.
Mr. Busby was a well-meaning, small-minded person, anxious to justify his appointment.
He thought them too slow, too timid, too small-minded to rescue France from the precipice.
The girl looked very pale and sad, and could not even raise a smile, at all the sharp manœuvres and small-minded whines of Pixie.
To small-minded statesmen it seemed that the situation called for conquest.
We rightly say, in rebuke of a small-minded modernity, that it is very short-sighted to be indifferent to all that is historic.