Full coverage of Senator Elizabeth Warren's Democratic candidate Town Hall in Jackson, Mississippi.

By KC Dennison
03/23/2019 • 12:00 AM EST

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: Click or tap on any techniquesee definition - the definition will be displayed here.
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: glittering generalitiessee definition - vague words or phrases used to evoke positive emotional appeal, without presenting supporting information or reason.
: About starting the "national, full-blown conversation about reparations," (when it's unclear what a "national, full-blown conversation" is or what those reparations might be).
: glittering generalitiessee definition - vague words or phrases used to evoke positive emotional appeal, without presenting supporting information or reason.
: About healthcare being "a basic human right," when it's far from clear that healthcare can even be defined in those terms.[1]
: minimizationsee definition - characterizing something that you don't want to address as trivial or insignificant, in order to shift the focus away from it and onto "more important" things.
: Warren trivializes the loss of private insurance in light of the prospect of everyone being able to get affordable health coverage.
: dysphemismsee definition - replacing neutral language with more derogatory or unpleasant terms, to instill a negative association.
: The term "cages" used to describe the chain-link fenced holding areas in U.S. border facilities for illegal immigrants and their children.
: minimizationsee definition - characterizing something that you don't want to address as trivial or insignificant, in order to shift the focus away from it and onto "more important" things.
: Warren trivializes the issue of her Native American heritage debacle in light of what's happening in people's everyday lives.
: false claimsee definition - a statement that is directly contradicted by fact and can be easily proven untrue.
: Warren seems to imply bump stocks are legal. As of March 26, 2019, bump stocks were federally banned in all 50 states.[3]
: hyperbolesee definition - an extravagant statement or figure of speech used for effect, not intended to be taken literally.
: Characterizing the federal government as "being held hostage" by the NRA.

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References
1. "Is Health Care a Human Right?". Foundation for Economic Education. Published: November 22, 2017.