Example sentences for: demagogue

How can you use “demagogue” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Therapeutic laws become props for rhetoric that might be called demagoguery, except that it disgraces the memories of Joe McCarthy and Huey Long and the ambitions of Pat Buchanan to call Clinton a demagogue.

  • An embattled Clinton is prone not just to play the demagogue on Medicare but also to promote dubious IRS reforms and climb aboard a new Communications Decency Act.

  • The genuine demagogue assails minorities and labels his foes Communists.

  • Hitler, says Lukacs, was a peculiarly modern demagogue.

  • Don Quixote is listed in the Appendix, but I could not find him in the dictionary, nor could I find quixotic, Queen of Sheba, Jeeves, Venus, Einstein (for `genius'), Hitler (for `demagogue, tryant'), Attila the Hun (for `barbarian'), Robinson Crusoe (for `castaway; lonely person')—but man Friday is in— Horatio Alger, Narcissus , etc.


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