Propaganda Techniques

adding qualifiers - adding an extra word or phrase to a response, which makes it ultimately meaningless, but still leaves the desired impression.


33:03: adding qualifierssee definition - adding an extra word or phrase to a response, which makes it ultimately meaningless, but still leaves the desired impression.
: McAuliffe touts Virginia having the lowest crime rate of any "major" state when he was governor, which is not saying Virginia had the lowest crime rate of any state when he was governor.[8]

18:25: adding qualifierssee definition - adding an extra word or phrase to a response, which makes it ultimately meaningless, but still leaves the desired impression.
: Harrison declares that he doesn't support adding more justices to the SCOTUS "at this point," which is not saying he doesn't support adding more justices at any other point in the future.

36:14: adding qualifierssee definition - adding an extra word or phrase to a response, which makes it ultimately meaningless, but still leaves the desired impression.
: Pence's denial that Trump said things "in the way [Kaine] said he said them," is not saying that Trump didn't say the things Kaine said he said.