Five Elements of Political Propagandizing The political arena is hard to navigate. Often, it is hard to understand what politicians really stand for as opposed to what materials they devote to their speeches, political campaign materials and other avenues of “lip service.” To find out what our politicians are really saying, the general public must look to the actions of the politician under scrutiny. They must also have an understanding of how propaganda works; how it affects people. Through understanding how propagandist communications work, a citizen can see through the bells and whistles of persuasion in order to get a better understanding of what a political candidate stand for. Only through this can they truly make an informed...The end:
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