Propaganda Techniques

minimization - characterizing something that you don't want to address as trivial or insignificant, in order to shift the focus away from it and onto "more important" things.


44:25: minimizationsee definition - characterizing something that you don't want to address as trivial or insignificant, in order to shift the focus away from it and onto "more important" things.
: Warnock trivializes whatever his position might be on the size of SCOTUS, in the face of everyday people's struggles with the pandemic.

31:41: minimizationsee definition - characterizing something that you don't want to address as trivial or insignificant, in order to shift the focus away from it and onto "more important" things.
: Warren trivializes how she handled the question of her Native American heritage in light of what's happening in people's everyday lives.

0:09: minimizationsee definition - characterizing something that you don't want to address as trivial or insignificant, in order to shift the focus away from it and onto "more important" things.
: Blunt trivializes Trump's use of falsehoods, in light of other things he believes people are more concerned about.