Propaganda Techniques

poisoning the well - discrediting your opponent to an audience in advance, in order to encourage dismissing any future claims they may make against you.


02:36: poisoning the wellsee definition - discrediting your opponent to an audience in advance, in order to encourage dismissing any future claims they may make against you.
: Miller preemptively dismisses any allegations brought against Trump as nothing more than rogue bureaucrats pursuing their own agendas.

19:54: poisoning the wellsee definition - discrediting your opponent to an audience in advance, in order to encourage dismissing any future claims they may make against you.
: Trump preemptively discredits the Mueller investigation, two weeks before its findings are released, as nothing more than a group of angry, biased prosecutors pursuing their own agendas.

1:02:28: poisoning the wellsee definition - discrediting your opponent to an audience in advance, in order to encourage dismissing any future claims they may make against you.
: Trump preemptively dismisses any current or future negative polling data for him it as nothing more than biased news outlets pursuing their own agendas.

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