Demagoguery Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Demagoguery

  1. Hague, Frank (1876–1956) corrupt mayor of Jersey City, N. J., for 30 years. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1173]
  2. Long, Huey P. (1893–1935) infamous “Kingfish” of Louisiana politics. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1607]
  3. Pendergast, Thomas J. (1872–1945) political boss in Kansas City, Mo.: convicted of income tax evasions. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2096]
  4. Savonarola (1452–1498) rabble-rousing bane of Renaissance Florence. [Ital. Hist.: Plumb, 141–142, 166–167]
  5. Stark, Willie rises to top as graft-dealing political boss. [Am. Lit.: All the King’s Men]
  6. Tweed, “Boss” William (1823–1878) powerful Tammany Hall leader in New York City. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2810]