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