All they can be sure of is - if they make a decision someone they didn't even know existed will countermand
Sillman's low-key manner and the fact that she's as funny as she is melancholy countermand
the viewer's vague sense that the big issues (life cycles, human connections to earth ,and cosmos) are being addressed.
The French have argued allalong that, particularly in matters of health and safety, nation states must have the right to countermand
edicts from the EU.
But in the South, after the Civil War and Reconstruction, legal codes were crafted to countermand
the 14th and 15th amendments, which gave blacks equal protection under the law and gave black men the right to vote.
Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon and his sidekick John Spellar should immediately countermand
this disgraceful proposal.
This is not to countermand
the subtlety and sophistication of recent feminist hermeneutics, but the presentation of Jesus as the liberator of women is hermeneutical.
Nagar bypoll, we did not have legal powers to countermand
election on bribery charges so we resorted to the omnibus provision of Article 324 of the Constitution.
The reason that there is Soviet-style secrecy whenever we are on a waiting list and why those in the NHS are reluctant to make a decision knowing that someone (they didn't even know existed) could countermand
it any second, is that the NHS is the plaything of politicians and civil servants, who with no medical knowledge or experience, just make up the rules from day to day, so as no one knows who is responsible no one is - so no one can be held accountable.
But he never went public and he never tried to countermand
Kruger doesn't countermand
so much as amplify this state of affairs, rendering a grim realist portrait of our mediated intercourse that mixes keen insight with manic, distorting caricature (qualities that liken such work to a Lenny Bruce monologue and that keep it provocative rather than merely assaulting).