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  • Southern 's antipathy to elaboration becomes most damaging, however, when she rides roughshod over recent scholarly consensus.
  • Tesco must not be allowed to ride roughshod over a local democratic process in this way.
  • The Government are already riding roughshod over popular opinion in their dash for wind.
  • The Guardian said " Need to preserve pubic order does not permit the police to ride roughshod over the rights of ordinary people ".
  • Eluned Morgan said: National governments cannot be allowed to ride roughshod over European law.

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