7 things Hillary Clinton has in common with your abuela

Hillary Clinton compares herself to Hispanic grandma's in order to win Hispanic votes in the elections.This is an illustration of hispandering which is commonly used by politicians. Also Hillary Clinton uses "Abuela" instead of grandma in order to make it hold more significant meaning to it. Also the switch from English to Spanish is a great example of "code-switching". [Published on 12-22-2015]

Posted by Ahmad Ali on July 28, 2016

Tags:
Spanish;
Code-switching;
Mock Spanish;
Politics and Policy

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