Translation of demagogue in Spanish:


demagogo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdɛməˌɡɑɡ/ /ˈdɛməɡɒɡ/

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    demagogo masculine
    demagoga feminine
    • In an attempt to divert the resulting social unrest, Stalinist bureaucrats and communalist demagogues fomented nationalist sentiments while seeking patrons among the major powers.
    • But that a fascist demagogue could receive considerable support among workers is cause for great concern.
    • A return to national self-determination, he believes, would take the feet from under the new nationalist demagogues and bolster democratic politics in the historic nations of Europe.
    • He has still not been allowed back but proves a democrat rather than a demagogue in person.
    • Sadly, but predictably, the effort to re-enfranchise people with felony convictions has come under attack from demagogues claiming a cynical political motive for the effort.
    • Furthermore it allows the electorate to participate more fully in national matters making politicians more experts in government than demagogues.
    • Although the political scene continues to be dominated by nationalist demagogues, there are signs that a significant section of voters feel disenfranchised as a result.
    • I'm loathe to give support to reform which would bring such demagogues into parliamentary politics, let alone government.
    • What do these reformist demagogues propose to the millions of minimum-wage workers and the millions of unemployed?
    • While his friends admired him as a nationalist leader, his enemies simply considered him a communist, a demagogue, and a dangerous man.
    • Faced by a wave of support for anti-immigrant demagogues, there is a danger that governments will adopt some of their attitudes.
    • In so doing, she claims, they fall into ‘the logic of terrorists, demagogues, and other absolutists who perceive no moral dilemmas: For them, the right path is always clear.’
    • Faced with this situation, it is increasingly the case that it is not only the most extreme right-wing demagogues who are playing the nationalist card.
    • Moreover, the circus promises the appearance of a mysterious Prince, a demagogue who is plotting untold evil.
    • Its chief glories are the demagogue, the military bully, and the spreaders of libels and false history.
    • Secondly, the continuing decline in living standards has led to a level of desperation and social degradation that provides a fruitful basis for the emergence of right-wing demagogues.
    • It is time to oppose the racist demagogues and unite the defence of foreign workers and refugees with the campaign against unemployment, welfare cuts and attacks on basic rights.
    • ‘Lies have always been regarded as necessary and justifiable tools not only of the politician's or the demagogue's but also of the statesman's trade,’ he claimed.
    • Discontent fuelled by the pro-business policies of social democratic governments has given a boost to right-wing demagogues in several European countries.
    • He is a powerful demagogue and a high ranking political propagandist for the Republican party.