A term for a person or movement that embodies populism i.e. anti-intellectualism masquerading as disdain for "the elites" i.e. anybody who uses facts in an argument. This is generally found in the far-right (or alt-right, as they like to call themselves now), but far-left populists are not uncommon, just less prone to xenophobic bullshit
2016 was the year Britain and the USA fell for populist bullshit.
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An adjective used by snobby intellectuals and elitists basically as code for "this is what morons like."
Larry the Cable Guy's brand of populist humor brought the house down at my family reunion.
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Someone who works to appeal to people’s hateful, bigoted and/or prejudicial beliefs.
Donald Trump campaigned and governed as a populist.
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A thoughtless political experiment in which contradictory and counterproductive governance creates a society so fragmented and chaotic that its leaders are only mocked rather than overthrown.
Alexander Boris DePfeffel Johnson is the very archetype of a Schrödinger's Populist.
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News and TV in which regular people are shown instead of actors and/or unusually good-looking people, such as when you see fatasses at the gas station on the nightly news.
"That woman has one fat ass."
"Well it is the populist media."
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People, mostly former Republicans, who believe that government should be pretty much non-existent. Unless said government can be used to fund a huge army or prohibit things they don't agree with like abortion and gay marriage.
I heard that Ayn Rand and Jesus had a baby and named it Ronald Reagan. That kid is gonna be one great libertarian populist.
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A thoughtless political experiment in which contradictory and counterproductive governance creates a society so fragmented and chaotic that its leaders are only mocked rather than overthrown.
Alexander Boris DePfeffel Johnson is the archetypal Schrödinger's Populist.
by Professor Arsegarp July 23, 2021
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