Propaganda Techniques

fault as virtue - technique where a weakness is presented as a strength, by focusing on any positive aspect of it.


26:08: fault as virtuesee definition - technique where a weakness is presented as a strength, by focusing on any positive aspect of it.
: Cruz characterizes his capitulation to Trump as the selflessness he's willing to undertake for the good of his constituents.

31:24: fault as virtuesee definition - technique where a weakness is presented as a strength, by focusing on any positive aspect of it.
: O'Rourke characterizes his 1998 DWI arrest as an experience that makes him better able to identify with and fight for criminal justice reform for minorities.

1:44:55: fault as virtuesee definition - technique where a weakness is presented as a strength, by focusing on any positive aspect of it.
: Trump characterizes his aptitude at exploiting the system to his own benefit as a quality that makes him the person best suited to fix the system.