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Synonyms for demagoguery

impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace

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In the statement signed by Stanley Ohajuruka and Godwin Onwusi, Zonal Coordinator and Acting Secretary respectively, the group warned Nigerians not to allow Atiku's demagoguery to drift the country back to the era of squandermania.
With the announcement of a meeting between the US president Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, it seems that demagoguery is giving way to rationalism.
Referring to Malas, he said: "This time we can and must defeat the populism and demagoguery of those who think they own the place.
Considered as a 'far-right' member of the Socialist Party, Valls has always advocated 'economically realistic' political speech without 'demagoguery.' He also describes himself as a 'reformist rather than a revolutionary' and wants to 'reconcile the left to the liberal approach.'
President Barak Obama said the US is "a nation of immigrants," while Enrique Nieto warned of "demagoguery." (end)
Demagoguery has ruled the day for blacks, browns and labor unions who have cast their lot with the self-serving leadership of the Democratic Party, all vestiges of progressivism thrown out the window during Bill Clinton's tenure in the White House; and, similarly, that demagoguery has also applied to fiscal and social conservatives who have rendered homage to a leadership in a Republican Party whose sole advocacy has been the advancement [in money and power] of an elite that has little in common with the highly regarded historical precepts of the Grand Old Party, or ideological conservatism.
This is the beauty of democracy and Londoners have proved to the world that they don't support xenophobic demagoguery and are true supporters of cultural diversity.
"He offers a barking carnival act that can be best described as Trumpism: a toxic mix of demagoguery, mean-spiritedness and nonsense that will lead the Republican Party to perdition if pursued," Perry said at the time.
"So when somebody like Donald Trump and others stir up the demagoguery against American Muslims, that hurts us at home.
Critique: An inherently fascinating, fully absorbing read, and thoroughly entertaining from beginning to end, "Black Book of Arabia" is especially recommended for both academic and community library collections and will be invaluable in aiding the non-specialist general reader to discount the hyperbole demagoguery regarding Muslims and Islam that has become so prevalent in American right-wing national presidential politics.
I am appalled by Donald Trump's bigotry and demagoguery not because I am a Muslim but because I am an American.
NNA - AL ANWAR: PM: Certain sides are trying to take advantage of the popular movement for purposes that are harmful to Lebanon AL BALAD: Salam: Stability is a red line Anticipation in the air while awaiting Aoun's stance tomorrow AL JOUMHORIYAH: Salam draws red lines to the movement Nasrallah meets with Ibrahim AL MOUSTAQBAL: Beirut brushes off dust of riots Salam refuses demagoguery and messing with stability Jumblatt removes himself from settlement and Aoun goes back to his old ways ANNAHAR: Apprehended protestors after Down Town and the confrontation continues Cabinet session is under mercy of agreements and Bekaa landfill R.Z.
But don't expect some rabble-rousing sectarian demagoguery from Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
Rick Scott was expected to sign the bill-passed overwhelmingly in both houses-in short order, so Wasserman Schultz had to hustle if she was going to get her demagoguery for the day in before HB 633 is law.
"These villages are known for their kindness and rejection of terrorism and demagoguery that do not reflect their good and authentic mettle and qualities," he said.