- the methods or practices of a demagogue.
Origin of demagoguery
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Examples from the Web for demagoguery
Worse, Romney has indulged in his own demagoguery, attacking the president for being “the real outsourcer-in-chief.”Defend Capitalism?
July 18, 2012
We applaud the many leaders, including Prime Minister Netanyahu, who condemned the demagoguery, incitement and violence.Those Left Behind
May 29, 2012
Smith, the moderate GOP senator who was the first of her party to denounce the demagoguery of Joe McCarthy.
In a night full of demagoguery, it was a bracing moment of realism.Republicans Show Stunning Ignorance of China in South Carolina Debate
November 13, 2011
But as Michael Tomasky argues, we should all dread the effect of her torrent of lies and demagoguery on our politics.Palin: Queen of Right-Wing Reaction
May 27, 2011
In his manner he was thoroughly democratic, but free from any suggestion of demagoguery.The Real Jefferson Davis
But the most notable example of demagoguery to-day is not a man, though he be clothed with thunder, but an institution.The Unpopular Review Vol. I
I deplore the interjection of demagoguery and personal political advancement.
They feel that they would be doing a public service in offsetting the demagoguery and sensationalism of most of the popular press.Thirty
Howard Vincent O'Brien
- the methods, practices, or rhetoric of a demagogue
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Word Origin and History for demagoguery
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