Language matters. The current state of global politics has provided numerous examples of political rhetoric that attempts to shape the media narrative. Find a public speech by a politician in your country and analyze it for the use of language. What are some of the words or phrases that the politician has used that attempts to manipulate the audiences’ interpretation? Post a link to the source and your analysis.

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