demonize


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make into a demon

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As is typical of its genre, the C&A Foundation uses evocative language, exaggeration, and repetition of allegations years out of date to demonize, rather than inform, in the service of enhancing the C&A brand.
We must resolve that, in our determination to protect our nation, we will not stigmatize or demonize entire communities because of the actions of a few.
It calls on people to display respect for those with whom they disagree; to debate issues, not demonize opponents; to stop misrepresenting opponents' views; and to stop circulating e-mail messages that "demonize or humiliate persons or groups.
Of course, the Star remembered to demonize Hargreaves' guns as well, calling them "his dangerous stash.
But this salient characteristic is sometimes blithely transformed into the assumption that Americans are somehow more prone to demonize (e.
O'Reilly shot back: "We all know you can demonize your opponent when you can't win an argument.
By embracing the far left, revisionists have found themselves obliged to demonize the near right.
O'Dwyer wrote in his June 30 issue: "PRSA has been trying to demonize me since the mid-1980's with about as much success as its accreditation program.
But it is another matter when people demonize others in the interest of their own position, turning two sides of the same coin into a false choice between mutually exclusive alternatives.
Beyond that point, any differences - real or invented - can be used to exaggerate the alleged worth of one's own group and to demonize outsiders.
Evidence that Catholics for Choice seeks to demonize pro-life progressives, as I wrote in my column of June 23, is provided, yet again, in Mr.
In the context of that, we have come to be afraid of and demonize the other, forgetting that we are all children of the holy -- whatever we may call that, whether it is Buddha or Allah or Elohim or God or Jesus.
We have been proud leaders in the sexual revolution that started in the 1960s, and we have rejected attempts by conservatives to demonize that part of who we are.
For years, the group's clearly stacked voter guides were used to promote favored candidates and demonize others.