The true people have a unified culture
Generalisation based on an individual case
A certain group is not part of “the people”
Emotional rhetoric in factual issues
Mention of basic values
War metaphors
Oversimplifying a complex issue
“There are no options”
The people have shared values
Made-up numbers
Reference to homeland
Sports metaphors
Nostalgic notions of nationality
Blaming the “dissidents”
One-liners from popular entertainment
“The people” without a definition
“Cool” hand signs
Us against them
Fearmongering
Impossible promises
“The people want...”
“My children...”
Difficult issue brushed aside with a joke
“Threat to our language”
Glorifying the past