China is know for making bad quality items



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This image depicts Lisa from The Simpsons, a long-running and popular television program. Lisa is the character known for her intelligence and common sense. Lisa is telling us to not worry since China is known for the production of cheap products. It's linking the start of the coronavirus crisis to China.
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This is propaganda because
It is ethos because people know that china is known for making things that won't last long such as toys clothes utilities and many more items. This calms people down because they think that the corona virus will disappear shortly.


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    Lauren Tinkham
    Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:05
    Lauren Tinkham
    I found it really interesting looking at this propaganda, people looking at this may think this won't come to the US because it is made in China and it will only stay in China. Hinting that anything made in China doesn't last, this gives people false hope that this virus will not come to the US. This also creates a sense of relaxation among people, when really we should have worried about it earlier.
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    Quinna Van
    Wed, 04/15/2020 - 00:52
    Quinna Van
    I believe that this piece of propaganda is based on a harmful aspect rather than beneficial. The meme was made to be humorous however in another standpoint; it can be viewed as being ignorant and discriminatory. It's linking the corona virus to China which essentially can be a hate crime for Chinese individuals that live in the United States. Theirs been many verbal and physical attacks on asian Americans due to ignorance and racism granted from misinformation on the corona virus. Many some people may find this meme funny, I believe it does more harm than good.

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