Demagogue: The Fight to Save Democracy from Its Worst Enemies
A demagogue is a tyrant who owes his initial rise to the democratic support of the masses. Huey Long, Hugo Chavez, and Moqtada al-Sadr are all clear examples of this dangerous byproduct of democracy.Demagogue takes a long view of the fight to defend democracy from within, from the brutal general Cleon in ancient Athens, the demagogues who plagued the bloody French Revoluti...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published February 3rd 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan
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