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Using symbolism to promote yourself backfired for Trump

Using symbolism to promote yourself backfired for Trump

TL;DR Summary Propaganda symbols are obvious in this classic propaganda poster. This poster could come from WW I, WW II, or the Cold War era. The intent is to transfer one’s feelings about the US flag to Donald Trump. This method is known as transference. Other symbols include money (implying Trump will be good for the economy), the White House (implying Trump will be presidential), and soldiers (Trump will be strong). The goal is to present Trump as Presidential. The…

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