Demagoguery


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Demagoguery

Hague, Frank
(1876–1956) corrupt mayor of Jersey City, N. J., for 30 years. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1173]
Long, Huey P.
(1893–1935) infamous “Kingfish” of Louisiana politics. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1607]
Pendergast, Thomas J.
(1872–1945) political boss in Kansas City, Mo.: convicted of income tax evasions. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2096]
Savonarola
(1452–1498) rabble-rousing bane of Renaissance Florence. [Ital. Hist.: Plumb, 141–142, 166–167]
Stark, Willie
rises to top as graft-dealing political boss. [Am. Lit.: All the King’s Men]
Tweed, “Boss” William
(1823–1878) powerful Tammany Hall leader in New York City. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2810]
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We, therefore, appeal to Nigerians not to allow demagoguery to drive us back to the loathed era of Squandermania.
There is no demagoguery and he knows what he wants."
In the end, America will reject this fearmongering and demagoguery, as it has in the past.
Rick Scott is expected to sign the bill-passed overwhelmingly in both houses-in short order, so Wasserman Schultz had to hustle if she was going to gether demagoguery for the day in before HB 633 is law.
He is just a demagogue but his demagoguery in this issue is transforming many people into anti-Semites.
Obama's effort at emotional blackmail has failed, and in bitterly lashing out at those who called him out on his demagoguery, he went some distance toward confirming that he is, in fact, a demagogue.
In turn, the then-cardinal accused her populist government of "demagoguery".
Semih Idiz, an influential commentator of the Liberal newspaper Milliyet, described it as a 'self gratifying" act and as 'meaningless demagoguery" intended to cover up what has not been done by the government of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan in terms of reforms.
"Moussa owes his startling political ascendance primarily to one thing: his shameless exploitation of anti-Israel demagoguery for political gain," writes Eric Trager.
"Death panels," a deeply perverse piece of demagoguery from 2009, resonated widely in part because it accurately depicts an aspect of the cultural sensibility, which is that palliative care equals end of life and that death is imminent.
Morocco's King Mohammed said on Monday he would not cede to "demagoguery".
It is hardly demagoguery to point out that concentrated wealth has too much political power.