No one outside Limbaughland or Trumpville, potemkin villages where no one will vote for Obama anyway, credited the humbug.
It was a potemkin Village of technology, camera-ready but a long way short of leaving the ground.
It's as potemkin Village-ish a piece of journalistic writing as I've seen in a long time.
The lobbyist-journalist-politician scandal has dynamited the potemkin village that is Indian journalism.
potemkin distillers are going to have all the juice they need for years to come.
Oczakow taken from the Turks by storm by the Russians under prince potemkin, who had about 1,000 killed in the assault.
It cost the empire dearly, but potemkin's purpose was achieved.
Paul, recalled to St. Petersburgh, accompanied her on this journey, the route of which had been drawn up by potemkin.
potemkin, your invincible feeder, will back you to the last.'
The pageant fades away as did the celebrated palace which potemkin reared for his Imperial Mistress.
in reference to Grigory Aleksandrovich Potemkin (1739-1791), favorite of Catherine II of Russia, especially in reference to the sham villages supposedly erected under his orders for the empress’ tour of Crimea (1787) to create an impression of prosperity and progress. The silent film "Battleship Potemkin" dates from 1925, depicting (with elaboration) events of 1905 and the mutiny of a Russian battleship named for the Tsarist minister.