Techniques used by Amy Klobuchar

common folk - establishing a connection with an audience based on being just like one of them and therefore being able to empathize with their concerns. (1 use)

half truth - a statement that is essentially true, but lacking critical information and presented as the whole truth. (1 use)

baseless claim - a statement that is presented as accepted or established fact, but is wholly undecided or unsubstantiated. (1 use)

exaggeration - stretching the truth, to make something seem more powerful or meaningful than it actually is. (1 use)

whataboutism - discrediting a criticism by accusing hypocrisy, in order to shift the focus away from oneself and onto others. (1 use)