All tarred with the same brush. All alike to blame, all sheep
of the same flock. The allusion is to the custom of distinguishing the
sheep of any given flock by a common mark with a brush dipped in tar.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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