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He was too lazy even for a mere demagogue, for a workman orator, for a leader of labour.
History will teach us that the former has been found a much more certain road to the introduction of despotism than the latter, and that of those men who have overturned the liberties of republics, the greatest number have begun their career by paying an obsequious court to the people; commencing demagogues, and ending tyrants.
The demagogues of this Province have raised the devil and cannot lay him again.
The seditious harangues of demagogues in Faneuil Hall have made rebels of a loyal people and deprived me of my country.
But it is evident that this was not Solon's intention, but that it arose from accident; for the people being the cause of the naval victory over the Medes, assumed greatly upon it, and enlisted themselves under factious demagogues, although opposed by the better part of the citizens.
Sometimes, parliamentary questions were asked about it, and even parliamentary motions made or threatened about it by demagogues so low and ignorant as to hold that the real recipe of government was, How to do it.
Summary: There are many roads to political disaster: greed, hubris, the charisma of the demagogue, and, perhaps most dangerous of all, fear.
In a 1973 book that I wrote I defined a demagogue as, "A person who takes political advantage of social and political unrest through the use of highly emotional and prejudiced appeals to the general population or a particular segment of the general population.
He also was denounced as bitter, buffoonish, homophobic and a demagogue.
March 14 supporters know what they want and are not a demagogue mob to spoil the lives of the citizens.
21 (ANI): In 1924, a French spy had described Adolf Hitler as "the German Mussolini" who was "not an idiot but a very cunning demagogue," a recently discovered document has revealed.
Former City Controller Laura Chick blasted new City Attorney Carmen Trutanich on Wednesday, saying he is a demagogue who lied to win her influential backing for his campaign.