One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Demonstrate unquestioning obedience or loyalty to someone or something.‘his real ire is directed at the news media for drinking the Kool-Aid and not being tougher on the president’
- ‘A lot of the press also drank the Kool-Aid in the first year.’
- ‘The fact of the matter is that virtually every employee drinks the Kool-Aid and keeps their mouth shut publicly when still on board.’
- ‘I'm not drinking the Pentagon Kool-Aid.’
- ‘As someone who is employed, I don't drink the Kool-Aid of my very well-known boss.’
- ‘If you can't see the bias in almost every news organization, then you're probably drinking their Kool-Aid.’
- ‘It is strange that after he accuses his opponent of having "drank the Kool-Aid", he then complains that they call anyone who disagrees of being a bigot.’
- ‘There were times during that bad week when the four of us were thinking that we were drinking the Kool-Aid and not getting the whole picture.’
- ‘In other words: everyone had drunk the New Economy Kool-Aid.’
- ‘When I employed over a dozen employees, most drank my Kool-Aid.’
- ‘Her sin is that she refuses to drink the Kool-Aid and presses people to provide verifiable facts.’
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