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Linguistic Wars

Franklin @ August 29, 2008 # One Comment

As politic discourse was supplanted with one-liner “talking points”, what passes for political argument became a tedious repetition of linguistic devices designed to frame the argument in order to forestall real political discussion. When in 2004 Republican pundits created the “swift boat” linguistic device and John Kerry fell for it, a great deal of his […]

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