"And we still have the hospital as a powerful force in the community."
Alone, what might he do against so powerful a force?
No good will come of your trying to take on forces more powerful than yourself.
But class is still a powerful force in American life.
From the first, he had the most powerful forces behind him.
But a number of powerful forces were also in play.
Older Americans have long been a powerful force in national politics.
If something had changed him, it must have been a powerful force.
We must be a powerful force they will trust in.
Although the society has no legal standing, it is a powerful political force here.