noun: sheep; plural noun: sheep
1. a domesticated ruminant mammal with a thick woolly coat and (typically only in the male) curving horns. It is kept in flocks for its wool or meat, and is proverbial for its tendency to follow others in the flock.
2. used with reference to people who are too easily influenced or led.
An informed public is the greatest weapon of democracy - Erwin Chemerinsky