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de muh go guh ree

  • n  impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace

  • The Democrats now face between principled opposition to the Bush Administration and populist demagoguery on the two main issues of this election, the war and the economy.
  • Does the black community's need for renewal outweigh Farrakhan's history of demagoguery and racial hatred? For many of the marchers, the answer was yes.
  • Culture Minister Adrian Iorgulescu accused the opposition of "amateurism, populism and demagoguery.
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  • RIP? Funeral planned for Kansas
    Civic leaders have planned a funeral for the state of Kansas this Saturday. They list the cause of death as "resource starvation, triggered by political and ideological demagoguery".
    June 7, 2013 - KSHB-TV Kansas City

  • Barack Obama in Houston Chronicle
    After meeting with 34 lawmakers and Cabinet officials in the State Dining Room at the White House, Obama said he is encouraged "that after all the overheated rhetoric and occasional demagoguery on all sides around this issue, we've got a responsible...
  • Henry Paulson in FOXNews
    Both in China and in the United States, we must not allow ourselves to be captured by harmful political rhetoric or those who engage in political demagoguery,Paulson said.
  • Kader Asmal in Independent Online
    In a clear broadside at the more hot-headed supporters of ANC president Jacob Zuma, Asmal said "populism, demagoguery, debasement of language, outrageous allegations of conspiracies (meant to interfere with the administration of justice or law...

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