shroud waving
 n.— «Doctors recognise, however, that they have far greater credibility than politicians or managers and so are tempted to complain to the media if they don’t like a decision, a process known as “shroud waving.”» —“Comment is free: Unhealthy complaints” by Richard Smith Guardian (United Kingdom) Mar. 8, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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