Pandering sentence example

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  • On account of his eminently conservative attitude on all questions concerning slavery, General Cass has been accused of pandering to the southern Democrats in order to further his political aspirations.
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  • Attached to the household of Gaston, duke of Orleans, brother of Louis XIII., he gained a complete ascendancy over the weak prince by pandering to his pleasures, and became his adviser in the intrigues against Cardinal Richelieu.
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  • The government's flagship White Paper, due to be published this afternoon, has been criticized for pandering to the middle-classes.
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  • Plato, while admiring Pericles' intellect, accuses him of pandering to the mob; Aristotle in his Politics and especially in the Constitution of Athens, which is valuable in that it gives the dates of Pericles' enactments as derived from an official document, accepts the same view.
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  • The politician is pandering to division which is a clear abandonment of any effort to strive for unity.
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  • It is pandering to division and is a clear abandonment of any striving for unity.
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  • They say that the liberals are just pandering to what is fashionable in their country.
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  • However, that Independence should not be confused with pandering to doctrinal syncretism or liturgical modernism.
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  • With such followers he made the constitution of 1876 and all the laws of the monarchy, putting a limited franchise in the place of universal suffrage, curtailing liberty of conscience, rights of association and of meeting, liberty of the press, checking democracy, obliging the military to abstain from politics, conciliating the Carlists and Catholics by his advances to the Vatican, the Church and the religious orders, pandering to the protectionists by his tariff policy, and courting abroad the friendship of Germany and Austria after contributing to the marriage of his king to an Austrian princess.
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  • Essays that are too obsequious are often too obviously pandering to the writer in question.
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  • And although it will play well in Bethnal Green, he's not merely pandering.
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