Politicians are using coded language to “manipulate people” into making decisions they wouldn’t normally be “morally comfortable with”, a political language expert tells the BBC.
This kind of political message only certain people are meant to understand is known as a “dog whistle”, explains Professor Jennifer Saul.
Some claimed these tactics were used to make people think Barack Obama was a foreigner. Others said UKIP’s “Breaking Point” poster was a racist dog whistle.
So how does it work?
Source : BBC