Example sentences for: demagogue

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

  • A frightening demagogue, Roberts whips crowds into a nationalistic frenzy with anti-'60s protest songs like "Drugs Stink " (PC, Mac).

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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


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