Noun: One who manages/solicits prostitutes, a pimp or procurer.
Verb: To procure prostitutes for customers.
To flatter or cajole people, to cater or appeal to their emotions/worries/prejudices/expectations for one's own gain; to engage in demagoguery.
The pander was slick in advertising his harlots, but I rushed off instead.
Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, and the Tea Party pander to homophobia, the NRA, oil companies, capitalism/corporations, anti-immigrant groups, pro-life groups, any number of unworthy causes. Worse still, they combine that pandering with "American Values", "Family Values", and "Jesus"/"Christian Values", thus cheapening the integrity of a whole nation.
Some media pundit: "Joe the Plumber! Hockey Moms! Protect the Sanctity of Marriage, Protect the children! I love America...*sob* *sob*! Never Forget 9/11...!"
Some viewer: Enough of those shticks already! Don't pander to me!
1. To act as a go-between or liaison in sexual intrigues; function as a procurer.
This could be like a pimp or anyone who gets one party to have sexy feelings for another party who is already interested.
2. To cater to the lower tastes and desires of others or exploit their weaknesses: “He refused to pander to nostalgia and escapism”
Middle English Pandare, character who procured for Troilus the love of Cressida in Troilus and Creseyde, poem by Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1342–1400)
One who solicits sex, a pimp if you will.
Snoop Dogg is clearly a pander.