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(1) Description of the pattern

The act of using nationalism to rally and sway the perceptions one's country (or group of people) by designating an enemy. This is typically a diversionary tactic in order to take away unwanted attention and or to win popularity.

(2) Why the pattern is good (i.e. bad)