Propaganda Techniques

glittering generalities - vague words or phrases used to evoke positive emotional appeal, without presenting supporting information or reason.


59:54: glittering generalitiessee definition - vague words or phrases used to evoke positive emotional appeal, without presenting supporting information or reason.
: About there being "timing" and communication issues that have hampered getting voting rights legislation passed, (when it's unclear what those events were, what he failed to communicate, or how he intends to get it passed).

11:12: glittering generalitiessee definition - vague words or phrases used to evoke positive emotional appeal, without presenting supporting information or reason.
: About "going to work on day one," making government work for Virginians," introducing the "concept of customer service" and "fixing problems," (when it's unclear what he'll actually do or what any of that means).

1:01:13: glittering generalitiessee definition - vague words or phrases used to evoke positive emotional appeal, without presenting supporting information or reason.
: About powerful forces and very bad, evil people, who know who they are, and who'll do anything, but we're stopping them, and we're seeing that right now, (when it's unclear who they are, what they're doing, how we're stopping them, and what we're seeing right now).