Oversimplifying a complex issue
The true people have a unified culture
Shifting attention to irrelevant matters
The people have shared values
One-liners from popular entertainment
Difficult issue brushed aside with a joke
Glorifying the past
“Other [leaders] are alienated from the people”
Blaming the “dissidents”
“There are no options”
“The people” without a definition
Fearmongering
Colloquialisms or dialect
Generalisation based on an individual case
Shifting attention from actions to feelings
War metaphors
Emotional rhetoric in factual issues
“The people want...”
Impossible promises
Opposing the elite
“Cool” hand signs
Us against them
Nostalgic notions of nationality
Leader doing physical work
Made-up numbers