Example sentences for: demagoguery

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

  • Primary Colors rejects the smarmy populist demagoguery of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington . Instead, it shows how politics is about choosing between imperfect, morally compromising options.

  • Cheap Republican partisanship would bring out the worst in the Democrats, encouraging more symbolic "therapeutic legislation" (see my colleague Jack Shafer's "Flame Posies" column) and demagoguery intended to keep old people in a Republican-hating frenzy.

  • Buchanan is a kind of fascist fellow traveler, who dabbles in an anachronistic style of populist demagoguery that points to cosmopolitan Jews, and to a lesser extent nonwhite immigrants, as the source of the country's problems.

  • The term limits craze makes a nice case study in political demagoguery.

  • Milosevic's demagoguery over Kosovo helped convince the Croatians, Slovenians, and Bosnians that they could no longer deal with Serbia.


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