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Throw the rascals out!

Posted by Bookworm on October 22, 2004

In Reply to: Throw the rascals out! posted by Lexi on October 22, 2004

: This is an old US phrase that often reemerges around election time. It is based on the strategy that whoever has been in power has been corrupted, and we should just throw them out and put in a new lot. Not a bad idea, generally!

I've heard "vote the bum(s) out".