Galbraith would be horrified by the suggestion that he is part of the mainstream, instead presenting himself as a trenchant critic of what he sees as the corporate-dominated values of today.
Anyone expressing trenchant anti-monarchist views is now suspected of sympathising with Irish republicanism's most fanatical fringe.
The interviewer was the man who at the time was regarded as the most abrasive, trenchant , incisive (you get the point) questioner of the time, Robin Day.
Lincoln, who by this time had been brought back into politics by Kansas-Nebraska, became one of the trenchant critics of Douglas's theory of popular sovereignty.
What makes his books so popular is that he presents what he does find in a singularly trenchant and forthright manner.
A quiet and generally even tempered man, he could be and was trenchant in his criticisms as the occasion demanded.
The Bill passed its first reading easily, despite trenchant criticism from radicals who were angry about interference with the freedom of refugees.
Members may recall that when the Parole Act and the Sentencing Act were first passed, there was trenchant criticism from the Court of Appeal.
From the early 1920s, the ‘New Realism’ of Grosz, Otto Dix, and Christian Schad expressed a trenchant social criticism comparable with the plays of Bertolt Brecht.
Suzie's delight in the gift of the greens is as evident as her disgust in the offer of marriage; she rejects it with trenchant sarcasm and turns abruptly to feed her dog.