Marketing experts say there is an added incentive for brands to be vocal about their politics: customers are coming to demand it.
Take, for example, the fact that Abbas has been a vocal proponent of the two-state solution since 1977.
And with a history of elections marred by rigging, voters were particularly sensitive and vocal about hints of irregularities.
late 14c., "spoken, oral," from Old French vocal, from Latin vocalis "sounding, sonorous, speaking," as a noun, "a vowel," from vox (genitive vocis) "voice" (see voice (n.)). In reference to music (as opposed to instrumental), first recorded 1580s; meaning "outspoken" first attested 1871. Vocal cords is from 1872; see cord.
vocal vo·cal (vō'kəl)
Of or relating to the voice.
Capable of emitting sound or speech.