Word of the Week

Demagogue

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This word fits politicians all over the place, be they Republicans, Libertarians or Democrats.

Demagogue: n. a person, especially an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.
(in ancient times) a leader of the people.

verb (used with object), dem·a·gogued, dem·a·gogu·ing.

to treat or manipulate (a political issue) in the manner of a demagogue; obscure or distortwith emotionalism, prejudice, etc.

verb (used without object),dem·a·gogued, dem·a·gogu·ing.

to speak or act like a demagogue.
Reference
demagogue. (2019). Retrieved from: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/demagogue
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