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  1. loose cannon(noun)

    a person who is expected to perform a particular task but who is out of control and dangerous

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  1. Ted Galen Carpenter:

    China is dealing with what is a loose cannon now but might, by attempting to engage in tougher love toward Pyongyang, end up with a client state that is completely unrestrained, then Kim's regime truly is unconstrained and can engage in conduct that is beyond reckless.

  2. Micah Sifry:

    He is definitely a loose cannon in terms of how he uses his Twitter account, at the same time, he hasn’t been hurt by it yet because apparently a big chunk of what he’s saying is popular among Republican voters.

  3. Alex Bennett:

    Carson's a lot calmer. He's mellow, I feel like he knows what he's talking about -- whereas Trump is a loose cannon. He gets himself in trouble.

  4. Bryan Cranston:

    There's something so refreshing about shaking up that world that is all about being handled and here comes this loose cannon who has terrible ideas and would be a horrible president, but there's something great about his 'I-don't-give-a-s---' attitude that really kind of keeps others honest, i think it's a surprise benefit to the country, actually.

  5. Lisa Bowers:

    Honestly, if it was between him and Hillary Clinton, I'd vote for Hillary Clinton. At least with that, you kind of know what you're dealing with, he's just a loose cannon.

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