demagogy

[ US /ˈdɛməˌɡɑdʒi/ ]
NOUN
  1. impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace
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How To Use demagogy In A Sentence

  • Then further explain how none of our values are so noble as not to be easily twistable into demagogy, which is why he welcomes the rigorous questions into his exercise of leadership in this campaign. Obama: "I Deeply Regret" Offending Anyone
  • Meanwhile, the CHP leader Deniz Baykal Saturday said there were no coup attempts, but coup demagogy which is exploited for political gain. Hurriyet Dailynews
  • For conservatives to make immigration their Big Issue distracts from the far more urgent matter of prosecuting the war against Islamofascism and has introduced both an unwontedly nasty tone and a strain of anti-capitalist demagogy into right-wing rhetoric. Latin America
  • In recent weeks, the purposely inflammatory demagogy of PBS's newest host has included a description of John Edwards as "specializing in Jacuzzi cases," owing to the lawyer's successful representation of a small child who saw her intestines sucked out inside a wading pool. August 2004
  • The very instability of this mass makes it responsive to the action of any demagogue, or of that very special version of Latin American demagogy: military dictators ” and exdictators [i.e., Carnival in Caracas
  • In contrast to some of my other professors, he never takes advantage of the podium to engage in demagogy or any sort of language that reveals his opinions. Obama judicial nominee faces tough Senate scrutiny
  • It also serves to mobilise despairing layers of society for a right-wing programme and garner support for the government with populist demagogy.
  • For conservatives to make immigration their Big Issue distracts from the far more urgent matter of prosecuting the war against Islamofascism and has introduced both an unwontedly nasty tone and a strain of anti-capitalist demagogy into right-wing rhetoric. Latin America
  • Unfortunately, according to the present dogma health care is not a matter of health, merely a matter of political demagogy and media sensationalism.
  • It rests on aggressive xenophobia, chauvinism, fanatical imperial ambitions and fascist demagogy.
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