Colloquialisms or dialect
Difficult issue brushed aside with a joke
Emotional rhetoric in factual issues
Shifting attention to irrelevant matters
The true people have a unified culture
Us against them
Mention of basic values
“The people” without a definition
Nostalgic notions of nationality
Sports metaphors
“The people know that...”
Made-up numbers
Reference to homeland
War metaphors
Blaming the “dissidents”
“Cool” hand signs
“The people want...”
Generalisation based on an individual case
One-liners from popular entertainment
“Threat to our language”
Oversimplifying a complex issue
“There are no options”
Impossible promises
The people have shared values