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Gets famous people such as movie stars, rock stars, or sports figures to support them.
Endorsements
Starts with an "E".
Technique that presents only one side of an issue by distorting the facts.
Stacked Cards
Two words
Convincing people that everyone else agrees wiht the interest group's viewpoint or that everyone is going to vote for a certain candidate.
The Bandwagon
Starts with a "B"
A statement that sounds good but is essentially meaningless.
Glittering Generalities
Both words start with "G"
making one person seem more important or better because of what they soloute, etc.
Symbols
Starts with a "S"
tries to make people think that the candidate is just like them, with the same desires and concerns.
Just Plain Folks
Three words.
an attempt to turn people against an opponent or an idea by using an unpleasent label or description for that person or idea.
Name Calling
Two Words. "N","C"
"Candidate A is the candidate of liberals and communists."
Name Calling
"as the polls show, Candidate A is going to win the election. Vote for A, and be a part of this great victory.
The Bandwagon
"Candidate A is the one who will bring us peace and prosperity."
Glittering Generality
"Candidate A has the best record on the environment."
Stacked Cards
Popular movie star says, "I'm voting for Candidate A, and so you should to."
Endorsement
"My parents were immigrants. I understand the problems of ordinary Americans."
Just Plain Folks
one candidate for public office might salute the flag at every public event to appear to be more patriotic than his or her opponent.
Symbols
Gets famous people such as movie stars, rock stars, or sports figures to support them.
Endorsements
Starts with an "E".
Technique that presents only one side of an issue by distorting the facts.
Stacked Cards
Two words
Convincing people that everyone else agrees wiht the interest group's viewpoint or that everyone is going to vote for a certain candidate.
The Bandwagon
Starts with a "B"
A statement that sounds good but is essentially meaningless.
Glittering Generalities
Both words start with "G"
making one person seem more important or better because of what they soloute, etc.
Symbols
Starts with a "S"
tries to make people think that the candidate is just like them, with the same desires and concerns.
Just Plain Folks
Three words.
an attempt to turn people against an opponent or an idea by using an unpleasent label or description for that person or idea.
Name Calling
Two Words. "N","C"
"Candidate A is the candidate of liberals and communists."
Name Calling
"Candidate A is the one who will bring us prosperity and peace."
Glittering Generality
"Candidate A has the best record on the environment."
Stacked Cards
"My parents were immigrants, but I understand the problems of ordinary Americans."
Just Plain Folks
"As the polls show, Candidate A is going to win the election. Vote for A, and be part of his great victory."
The Bandwagon
Popular movie star says, " I'm voting for Candidate A, and so should you."
Endorsement
One candidate for public office salutes the flag at every public event to appear to be more patriotic that his or her opponent.
Symbols