red meat rhetoric

red meat rhetoric

Rhetoric used by campaigning politicians that is forceful and poignant, as will excite or inflame their supporters. The incumbent president, who has so far been somewhat lackluster this campaign delivered a blistering speech last night filled with red meat rhetoric.
See also: meat, red
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Perry generally gives the Republican base the red meat rhetoric it is looking for, but he has come under fire from his rivals and conservative activists for striking a more moderate tone on immigration.