Propaganda Techniques

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


1:07:26: whataboutismsee definition - discrediting a criticism by accusing hypocrisy, in order to shift the focus away from oneself and onto others.
: Harris shifts the focus from Biden potentially packing the Supreme Court to Trump packing the lower courts.

10:50: whataboutismsee definition - discrediting a criticism by accusing hypocrisy, in order to shift the focus away from oneself and onto others.
: Meadows shifts the focus from Trump not doing enough to stop Russian interference to Obama not doing enough.

08:16: whataboutismsee definition - discrediting a criticism by accusing hypocrisy, in order to shift the focus away from oneself and onto others.
: Gorka shifts the focus from Don Jr. meeting with a Russian lawyer to get dirt on Clinton to a DNC consultant meeting with Ukrainian officials to get dirt on Manafort.[4]

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