Oversimplifying a complex issue
“The people” without a definition
Nostalgic notions of nationality
Glorifying the past
Emotional rhetoric in factual issues
“My children...”
War metaphors
Shifting attention from actions to feelings
Sports metaphors
Generalisation based on an individual case
Us against them
“The people know that...”
A certain group is not part of “the people”
“Threat to our language”
Reference to homeland
Difficult issue brushed aside with a joke
Opposing the elite
One-liners from popular entertainment
Mention of basic values
Impossible promises
Made-up sayings
Colloquialisms or dialect
Shifting attention to irrelevant matters
Blaming the “dissidents”