Oversimplifying a complex issue
Sports metaphors
The people have shared values
Nostalgic notions of nationality
“My children...”
War metaphors
The true people have a unified culture
“The people want...”
Generalisation based on an individual case
Shifting attention to irrelevant matters
“There are no options”
“The people” without a definition
One-liners from popular entertainment
Leader doing physical work
“Other [leaders] are alienated from the people”
Difficult issue brushed aside with a joke
Reference to homeland
Shifting attention from actions to feelings
A certain group is not part of “the people”
“Threat to our language”
Colloquialisms or dialect
Mention of basic values
Emotional rhetoric in factual issues
“Cool” hand signs
Glorifying the past