Their rush to place the blame on shady brown people who hate bacon triggered a witch hunt.
Opponents of same-sex marriage say that even liberals have started to feel the effects of the witch hunt.
Arpaio has called the accusations by the Justice Department a “witch hunt.”
He called on President Obama to “renounce the witch hunt against WikiLeaks.”
Instead, he has portrayed himself as the victim of a witch hunt.
Some students view the list as a witch hunt, while others view it as a necessary—if extreme—step in the right direction.
Viacom employees be warned: Sumner Redstone is on a witch hunt.
So Congressman Elijah Cummings got on the air to call the Republican criticism “a witch hunt.”
He thinks the witch hunt against Blackwater is a way for politicians to be against the war but not against the troops.
Likewise, pressure must be placed on Egypt to abandon its witch hunt of the Muslim Brotherhood.
1630s in the literal sense; the extended sense is attested from 1932 (in witch-hunting), popularized in Cold War anti-Communist hysteria.