Made-up sayings
Colloquialisms or dialect
Oversimplifying a complex issue
The true people have a unified culture
Opposing the elite
Reference to homeland
“The people want...”
“Cool” hand signs
“Other [leaders] are alienated from the people”
Generalisation based on an individual case
Made-up numbers
The people have shared values
“The people know that...”
“Threat to our language”
Shifting attention from actions to feelings
“My children...”
Blaming the “dissidents”
A certain group is not part of “the people”
Mention of basic values
Shifting attention to irrelevant matters
Us against them
Emotional rhetoric in factual issues
Nostalgic notions of nationality
“There are no options”