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ˈdɛm əˌgɒg, -ˌgɔgdem·a·gogue

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  1. demagogue, demagog, rabble-rousernoun

    a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices

    Synonyms:
    demagog, rabble-rouser

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  1. demagoguenoun

    Synonyms:
    ringleader of the populace, factious leader, popular agitator

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  1. Ryan Lizza:

    As his comments have become more extreme, the mainstream media has been more willing to describe him -- accurately in my view -- as a demagogue, a national security threat, and a racist. But frankly, his racism and demagoguery were apparent from his first speech announcing his candidacy back on June 16.

  2. Michael Signer:

    Despite his prior glitzy image, Trump started becoming a demagogue when he started trying to lead a 'silent majority' of furious, mostly white, lower- and middle-class voters, and he really crossed the line when he started doubling down on deceits like the lie about 'thousands' of people celebrating 9/11 in Jersey City, countenancing violence, demonizing large swaths of people, and now, casting aside the freedom of religion for Muslims.

  3. Ron DeSantis:

    Our Department of Education looked at that and said: In Florida, we do education not indoctrination, and so that runs afoul of our standards, we were just the only ones that had the backbone to stand up and do it – because they call you names and they demagogue you when you do it.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    Despite Senate Democrats ’ best efforts to demagogue this nomination, they will be unsuccessful, as a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I look forward to supporting Patrick Leahy nomination, and am confident that Senate Judiciary Committee will move swiftly to confirm Judge Kavanaugh in the coming months.

  5. Bruce Kovner:

    He is a dangerous demagogue completely unsuited to the responsibilities of a United States president, even for loyalists, there is a line beyond which the obvious moral failings of a candidate are impossible to disregard. That line has been clearly breached.


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